Dentons Fills Three European leadership Positions

Dentons is a multinational law firm. Dentons was the world’s 5th-largest law firm by revenue, with $2.9B gross revenue in fiscal year 2019. The firm is called Dentons in all languages other than Chinese, in which it is called 大成.

Dentons has announced the appointment of three partners to European practice and sector leadership roles.

Anita Horváth will co-lead the Europe Energy sector group, Christopher Rose will lead the Global Private Services sector group within Europe, and Thomas Schubert will lead the Europe Venture Technology and Emerging Growth Companies group.

Below is an overview of the new law firm partners:

Anita Horváth

As Co-head of the Europe Energy sector group, Anita Horváth will serve alongside fellow co-head, Arkadiusz Krasnodębski, to further develop Dentons’ transactional offering within the energy sector. Based in Budapest, she is among the premier lawyers advising on complex domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity transactions in Hungary, and frequently leads multi-jurisdictional deals.

In addition to her regional appointment, Anita was also recently named Co-head of the mergers and acquisitions practice in Hungary, alongside partner Rob Irving. She has been a partner at Dentons since 2015.

Christopher Rose

In his newly created role, Christopher Rose will establish and lead the Global Private Services group within continental Europe to provide cross-sector and cross-practice legal advisory services to ultra-high-net-worth individuals and family offices around the world. Rose has been a partner and Head of the Europe Venture Technology and Emerging Growth Companies group at Dentons since 2017. He advises on cross-border venture and growth capital investments, as well as mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. An emerging markets specialist, he has advised on over 250 transactions in Russia, the Middle East, Central and Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa.

He regularly represents emerging growth companies in all stages of development, with a particular focus on e-commerce, food and beverage, technology and entertainment.

Thomas Schubert

Thomas Schubert, a partner in the Berlin office, will take over as Europe Head of the Venture Technology and Emerging Growth Companies practice from Christopher Rose. Schubert has significant experience in tech mergers and acquisitions and in assisting aspiring growth companies on the implementation of innovative digital business models, including blockchain technology. A well-regarded transactional lawyer, he advises on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, venture capital transactions and joint ventures.

He is also respected for his work in the energy and renewable energy sector, and he will continue in his role as Co-Head of the Energy section of the Europe Regulatory group. He has been a partner at Dentons since 2015.

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