European Counsel Awards

Shortlist 2018

Competition
INDIVIDUAL

Paul Fort – Bayer AG
Oliver Bethell – Google Inc
Cerry Darbon – Liberty Global
Nicholas Woodrow – Vodafone

TEAM

3M Italia
Banco Santander
Linde
Sky plc

Corporate Tax
INDIVIDUAL

Daniel Gomez Olano – FCC (Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas)
Stéphanie Pouille – ITM Entreprises
Luc Dhont – Procter & Gamble
Romana Giesen – Swisscom AG

Employment
INDIVIDUAL

Fahim Rahman – Acelity
María José Zueras – ENCE
Thijs de Wagter – Puratos
Claire Bennett – Royal Bank of Scotland

TEAM

Bank of New York Mellon
BMI Group
Dell EMC
Google LLC

General Commercial
INDIVIDUAL

Nicolas Burgener – Audemars Piguet
Mercedes Carmona – BP
Spencer Davis – Daily Mail Group
Caroline Perrin – Roquette CH SA
Elaine Hutton – Shiseido Group

TEAM

Applus
Audible
Fox Networks
KFC UK
L’Oreal Ukraine

Intellectual Property
INDIVIDUAL

Aimee Gessner – BMW AG
Amanda Beaton – Jaguar Land Rover Ltd
Victor Foo – Joseph Joseph
Mark Bearfoot – Harley-Davidson Europe Ltd

TEAM

Deutsche Telekom AG
Eli Lilly and Company
PUIG
Sony Music Entertainment France

Litigation
INDIVIDUAL

Jan-Heiko Koehlbrandt – ADM Germany GmbH
Adam Blake – Barclays Bank plc
Fabio Solimene – Saipem SpA
Alma Gómez – Técnicas Reunidas

TEAM

Air France
Aon UK Ltd
Harbour Litigation Funding
Uniper SE

M&A
INDIVIDUAL

Edward McCarthy – Access Industries
Gail Negbaur – Air Liquide
Nick Owen – Dentsu Aegis Network
Barthelemy Morin – Elis

TEAM

Aviva Group plc
JCDecaux
VEON
VF International SAGL

Regulatory (Financial Services)
INDIVIDUAL

Alexander Grob – Bank Julius Baer & Co Ltd
Lee Thompson – De Lage Landen Leasing
Andreas Wiemer – Deutsche Bank
Bernard Charpentier – Quilvest Private Equity

TEAM

Financial Services Compensation Scheme Ltd
MoneyGram International
Pantheon Ventures UK LLP
State Street Global Advisors Inc

Regulatory (Non-financial Services)
INDIVIDUAL

Fiona Russell – Airbnb
Orlagh O’Loghlen – Mercer
Igor Andries – Orange Moldova
Madalena Sutcliffe – Vodafone Portugal

TEAM

Danone Poland
Fresenius Kabi
NordPool
Novartis Spain

General Counsel of the Year
INDIVIDUAL

Jennifer Picenoni – Lindt & Sprüngli
Yu Lian de Bakker – PVH Europe
Ingo Köhler-Bartels – Sodexo Group Germany
Alasdair Moodie – Thermo Fisher Scientific
Charlotta Grähs – Trelleborg AB

Compliance Innovator of the Year
INDIVIDUAL

Kristin Berglund – Maersk Lines A/S

Rising Star
INDIVIDUAL

Lina Vitolo – Iliad Italy

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