DLA Piper announced the promotion of Julian Hansen to Partner in its Moscow office, effective May 1, 2014.
Hansen is a general transactional practitioner specializing in international corporate and commercial law matters, cross-border M&A, private equity and joint-ventures. He focuses primarily on the energy, natural resources, telecommunications, and infrastructure sectors.
Hansen's appointment is part of a 45-strong global partnership promotion round at DLA Piper, which saw new partners in 12 countries. Corporate saw the largest intake of new partners with 13 promotions, followed by Litigation & Regulatory with 12 and Intellectual Property & Technology with 9 promotions. The Real Estate group had 4 promotions with a further 3 in Tax, 2 in Restructuring and 1 each in Finance & Projects and Employment. There were 21 promotions in the United States, 10 across Continental Europe, 7 in the United Kingdom, 1 in the Middle East, 2 in Asia and a further 4 in Australia.