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Ashurst adds new board members

Global law firm Ashurst has revealed changes to its board, with one partner re-elected and another appointed to the board and commencing 1 November.

user iconLauren Croft 29 September 2022 Big Law
Ashurst adds new board members
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Ashurst has re-elected partner David Jones to its board and added Lynn Dunne as a new member.

Mr Jones is a partner in the real estate practice in London and is also head of the real estate capital markets team. He acts for some of the biggest names in the global real estate investment market on inward investment of foreign capital into European real estate, including advising on corporate real estate transactions, sales and purchases of high-value commercial real estate, joint ventures and international tax structuring.

Ms Dunne is the co-managing partner of Ashurst’s London office and a partner in the dispute resolution practice in London. She also leads the EMEA Contentious Financial Services Group, including the Contentious Restructuring and Insolvency Group, and is best known in the market for having a specialised financial institutions strategic advisory practice covering banking disputes, internal and regulatory investigations and insolvency (including cross-border insolvency) and restructuring disputes.


Ashurst global chair Karen Davies congratulated Mr Jones and Ms Dunne on their board positions.

“I would like to congratulate David on his re-appointment and Lynn on her appointment to the board,” she said.

“Both David and Lynn have an exceptional track record of delivering for the firm, and their strategic input and guidance will be invaluable as we continue to build on our success. I am confident that they will make a significant contribution to the board and in shaping the firm’s future over a period of significant opportunity.”

Commenting on his re-election, Mr Jones said: “It has been a privilege to have served on the board, and I am delighted to have been re-elected. I remain passionate about the opportunities for our firm and its future.”

Ms Dunne added: “I am delighted to be elected to the board. I am committed to driving the business forward and look forward to bringing my expertise and experience to bear to help the firm deliver on its ambitions.”

The board will now comprise global chair Karen Davies, global chief executive Paul Jenkins, partners Phil Breden, Lynn Dunne, David Jones, Kylie Lane, María José Menéndez, chief financial officer Mark Herbert and independent board members Wu Gang and Robin Lawther.

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