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Mark Lewis gets senior partner position at Walkers

Monday, April 22, 2013

From Precy Dumlao, Opalesque Asia – International law firm Walkers Global has confirmed the appointment of Mark Lewis as senior partner to focus with the Walkers' Global Investment Funds Group.

Lewis is the third person to hold the title since the firm’s founding 50 years ago, Walkers said in a press statement.

"Walkers would not be the world-class firm that it is today had it not been for Mark’s invaluable accomplishments over the years," said Ingrid Pierce, Walkers’ Global Managing Partner. "Mark’s professionalism, business savvy and tireless leadership have helped the firm expand from just a few attorneys in 1994 to a global network encompassing hundreds of employees across multiple offices and practice areas. Mark is truly an innovator, and we are proud to recognize his contributions with this well-deserved distinction."

In accepting his new role, Lewis said, "Walkers is an outstanding firm and I am pleased to have witnessed its rapid progression and growth over the past two decades to its current leading role in the offshore magic circle. It is extremely gratifying to have helped build Walkers into a firm capable of withstanding any market or competitor challenge and to see many colleagues recruited over the years themselves become senior leaders at the firm. I am honored to lead Wal......................

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