LAWYERS ASSOCIATED WORLDWIDE
ELECTION OF REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES
International Legal Network Elects Regional Representatives
Denver, Colorado, USA (7 May 2021) – Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) just wrapped up its Regional Meetings in the Americas, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Africa & Middle East regions last week. Elections were held for Regional Representative positions on the Executive Committee at the Regional Meetings held during March, April, and May 2021. Re-elected for second two-year terms were Lawrence Tan of Singapore, Andreas von Criegern of Hamburg, Germany, and Anthony Hunt of London, England, UK. The Executive Committee welcomes Elizabeth Davis of Chicago, Illinois, USA, Mario Alberto Zambrano Ábrego of Monterrey Mexico and Haibo Li of Tianjin, China, as Regional Representatives in their respective regions. LAW is a global association of nearly 100 independent law firms located in over 50 countries. With access to 4,400 lawyers worldwide, membership in LAW allows member firms to service the legal needs of clients that are expanding their operations and relationships into new domestic and foreign markets.
Ms. Davis is a partner at the Chicago firm of Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C. She has been active on the Recruiting Committee of LAW for the past year. Mr. Zambrano Ábrego is a partner at the Monterrey, Mexico firm of Santos Elizondo. He is very active in the Latin Americas regional subgroup of members. Mr. Haibo Li is a founding partner of Winners Law Firm in Tianjin, China. He is very active in the Chinese subregion group.
Mr. Tan is a partner at the Singapore law firm of Eldan Law. He was first elected as a Regional Representative for the Asia Pacific Region in 2019 and will continue his duties for another two years. Mr. von Criegern is the managing partner at the Hamburg, Germany firm of Esche Schümann Commichau. Mr. Hunt is a partner at the London, England firm of Howard Kennedy LLP. Both Messrs. von Criegern and Hunt will continue their duties as Regional Representatives in the Europe, Africa & Middle East Region for another two years. Mr. von Criegern was first appointed as a Regional Representative in May 2019 to fill a vacancy left by Anders Stoltenberg and subsequently elected as a Regional Representative, along with Mr. Hunt, at the 2019 Annual General Meeting.
All of these individuals will begin two-year terms at the conclusion of the 2021 Annual General Meeting to be held in October.
“A dedicated group of individuals with the best interests of LAW in mind is the best an organization can ask for. With these newly elected colleagues and professionals, and the continuation of others, we have a strong team to move forward with our plans for this organization laid out in our new strategic plan for the next few years.”
– Marc Grüninger, Chair of Lawyers Associated Worldwide
Lawyers Associated Worldwide is an association established as a Swiss Verein of approximately 100 independent law firms located in over 50 countries. Membership in LAW allows member firms to service the legal needs of clients who are expanding their operations and relationships into new domestic and foreign markets because of the increasing globalization of the business world. LAW’s practice group areas worldwide cover corporate (including business formation and dissolutions, partnership and shareholder issues, board of director issues), mergers & acquisitions, commercial transactions, banking/financial services, taxation, and real estate, along with a number of others, such as dispute resolution, intellectual property, labour & employment, environmental, as well as special interest groups such as marketing/business development and management forums.
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