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Sebastian Iribarne, Partner at Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal, Elected Chair of Lex Mundi

Four Officers and Four Directors Begin New Terms

Sebastian Iribarne was elected Chair of Lex Mundi’s Board of Directors during the 2017 Lex Mundi Leadership Summit and Annual Meeting in Prague. Lex Mundi is the world’s leading network of independent law firms with 160 member firms and more than 21,000 lawyers worldwide.

Mr. Iribarne, a partner in the Buenos Aires office of Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal, has served on Lex Mundi’s Board of Directors since 2013.

"I am honored to serve as the Chair of Lex Mundi," said Mr. Iribarne. “I look forward to enhancing the visibility of Lex Mundi and its member firms and to demonstrating the strength of Lex Mundi as an unparalleled network of top-tier firms around the globe for handling complex cross-border transactions and disputes for multinational clients.”

Lex Mundi’s Board of Directors also elected Tiziana Sucharitkul of Tilleke & Gibbins, (Thailand) to the position of Chair-Elect, Benjamin Haglund of Day Pitney LLP (USA, New Jersey) to the position of Secretary, and David Greenwald of Jenner & Block LLP (USA, Illinois) to the position of Treasurer.

Alexander Ritvay, Partner at Noerr LLP (Germany) and Keith Wetmore, Chair Emeritus of Morrison & Foerster LLP (USA, California) will serve on the Lex Mundi Executive Committee along with Mr. Iribarne, Ms. Sucharitkul, Mr. Haglund, Mr. Greenwald, John Matson of Arthur Cox (Ireland and Northern Ireland), the out-going Chair, and Carl Anduri, Lex Mundi’s President.

At the same Annual Meeting, the membership elected four new directors to the Lex Mundi Board of Directors: Ricardo Arango of Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega (Panama), James Baker IV of Baker Botts L.L.P. (USA, Texas), Michelle Liberman of S. Horowitz & Co. (Israel), and Michiel Pannekoek of Houthoff Buruma (Netherlands). They will serve four-year terms.

About Lex Mundi

Lex Mundi is the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries. Lex Mundi member firms offer clients preferred access to more than 21,000 lawyers worldwide – a global resource of unmatched breadth and depth. Each member firm is selected on the basis of its leadership in – and continued commitment to – its local market. The Lex Mundi principle is one independent firm for each jurisdiction. Firms must maintain their level of excellence to retain membership within Lex Mundi.

Through close collaboration, information-sharing, training and inter-firm initiatives, the Lex Mundi network is an assurance of connected, on-the ground expertise in every market in which a client needs to operate. Working together, Lex Mundi members are able to handle seamlessly their clients’ most challenging cross-border transactions and disputes.

Member law firms are located throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean and North America. Through our nonprofit affiliate, the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation, members also provide pro bono legal assistance to social entrepreneurs around the globe.

For more information, please visit www.lexmundi.com and www.lexmundiprobono.org.


 
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