Debevoise & Plimpton LLP partner Samantha J. Rowe and international counsel Alexandre Bisch have been recognised at the inaugural Euromoney Legal Media Group Europe Rising Stars Awards.
The awards, presented during a ceremony at the Bulgari Hotel in London, celebrate rising stars in Europe across 20 practice areas and 19 countries, as well as the best in-house rising stars from across the continent.
Ms. Rowe was named a UK rising star, and a rising star in the Commercial Arbitration practice category, while Mr. Bisch was named a rising star in the Litigation category.
Ms. Rowe is a partner in Debevoise’s London office. She focuses on international arbitration and public international law, representing private clients and States in arbitrations across multiple jurisdictions. Ms. Rowe is also included in The Lawyer’s “Hot 100” list (2019), which recognizes the profession’s most innovative and inspirational lawyers. She is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales, and is admitted to the New York Bar. Her native language is English, and she is fluent in French and Spanish, and proficient in Portuguese.
Mr. Bisch is an international counsel in Debevoise’s Paris office. He focuses on white collar criminal defence and regulatory enforcement, as well as representing clients on a variety of commercial disputes, including domestic and international litigations and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards. Mr. Bisch is a member of the Paris Bar. His native language is French and he is fluent in English.