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CC has made new partners across the globe, with 35 partners spread across 12 different locations.
Clifford Chance promotes 35 worldwide, banking top" />Clifford Chance has made new partners across the globe in its latest promotion round, with 35 new partners spread across 12 of the firm’s 27 different locations.
The Magic Circle giant’s London HQ has once again received the highest number of these, bagging 11, which is marginally fewer than last year’s figure of 13 new partners.
The overall number of new partners is also lower than those promoted last year, however, when the firm made up a total of 38.
Managing partner David Childs said: “The wide spread of these appointments reflects our strength across practices and demonstrates our ability to deliver high quality service to our clients on a local, regional and global level.”
Germany remains a major focus for the firm, with four promotions in Frankfurt and one in Dusseldorf, which are also down from last year, when Germany received six.
New York fared well out of the promotions, sitting alongside Frankfurt with the second highest number of new partners at four each.
Paris and Dubai received three new partners each, and the firm’s Amsterdam, Singapore and Milan offices gained two partners apiece, and the Brussels, Madrid and Barcelona bases one each.
After two years of favouring the corporate group, the firm has regained its traditional banking focus, promoting nine to the corporate group while making up the most new partners - 10 - in the finance department.
The capital markets practice, the third most promoted, has gained six new partners, while the tax, pensions and employment teams gained five, the real estate group three and litigation and dispute resolution two.
The promotions take effect from 1 May and will bring the total number of partners in the firm to 648.
The full list of promotions is:
Jeff Berman, New York Thomas Burmeister, Dusseldorf Nigel Clark, London Greg Crookes, Amsterdam Robert Crothers, London Laurent Schoenstein, Paris Andre Schwanna, Frankfurt Benjamin Sibbett, New York Lee Taylor, Singapore
Finance Andrew Brereton, Singapore Mohamed Hamra-Krouha, Dubai Taner Hassan, London Sander Klaassen, Amsterdam Qudeer Latif, Dubai Richard Parris, Dubai Decio Morgese, Milan Mustapha Mourahib, Paris Nick Swinburne, London Peter Zaman, London
Real Estate Aubry d'Argenlieu, Paris Henri d'Ursel, Brussels Christian Trenkel, Frankfurt
Capital Markets Yolanda Azanza, Madrid Grant Buerstetta, New York Charles Casassa, Milan Emma Matebalavu, London Prashanth Satyadeva, London Simon Thomas, London
Tax, Pensions and Employment Jonathan Kandel, London Felix Mühlhäuser, Frankfurt Dan Neidle, London Christopher Roman, New York Marco Simonis, Frankfurt
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Montserrat Lopez-Bellosta, Barcelona Luke Tolaini, London