03 June 2013

Gide partner elected chair of Lex Mundi

Nadège Nguyen, a partner at French law firm Gide Loyrette Nouel, has been elected as chair of leading independent law firm association Lex Mundi by the organisation's Board of Directors.

By James Barnes

Ms Nguyen is a partner in Gide's mergers-acquisitions/corporate department in Paris and has served on Lex Mundi’s Board of Directors since 2010.
The decision was made during the 2013 Lex Mundi Leadership Summit and Annual Meeting in Amsterdam.  

Multinational clients

Ms Nguyen commented: ‘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.’
The Board also elected Keith Vaughan of US firm Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice to the position of Chair-Elect, Paulo Coelho da Rocha of Brazil’s Demarest Advogados to the position of Secretary, and lawyer James DeMent of Texan firm Baker Botts to the position of Treasurer.

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