Julian Westpfahl, partner of SKW Schwarz, was elected last weekend as the new president of the international law firm network PLG International Lawyers. The election took place at a general meeting of the network in Seoul/South Korea.
Together with the members of the Executive Committee there, Luis Moreira Cortez (Coelho Ribeiro & Associados, Lisbon/Portugal), Paul Jonson (Pannone Corporate LLP, Manchester/UK), Roel Slotboom (Schaap Advocaten Notarissen, Rotterdam/NL) and Tomas Rudenstam (Foyen Advokatfirma, Stockholm, Sweden), he will steer the fortunes of the network during his term of office and continue to drive its development and growth. Julian Westpfahl commented: "It is a great honour to be entrusted with this office. I look forward to the challenge and thank my colleagues at SKW Schwarz for the support they have given me in taking on this responsible and challenging position.
PLG International Lawyers is an international network of 27 commercial law firms in 32 countries, including over 1,100 lawyers. SKW Schwarz has been an exclusive member of PLG International Lawyers for Germany for over 20 years.