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Hogan Lovells has made up 29 new partners across its global offices, with the greatest number in any single office in London.
The number is up by five on last year, when the firm promoted 24, five of which were in London (3 January 2013).
The firm made a bumper round of promotions in London where 11 have joined the partnership, up from just five last year. The City promotions came across a number of practice areas including corporate, finance and real estate.
Globally the corporate and litigation, arbitration and employment practices saw the greatest number of promotions with seven each, while there were five in each of the remaining practice areas of finance, government regulatory and IP.
Hogan Lovells promoted 13 in Europe, including Frankfurt, London and Paris, 15 in the US, including Denver, Houston, New York and Washington DC, and one in Beijing for Asia.
The firm also announced 38 new appointments to the role of counsel, of counsel, or consultant, a 17 per cent drop on the 46 it announced last year.
All the promotions took effect on 1 January.
The promotions in full:
Charles Brasted — government regulatory Markus Burgstaller — international arbitration Oliver Chamberlain — corporate (real estate) Emma Clarke — finance Julianne Hughes-Jennett — international arbitration Christopher Hutton — government regulatory Richard Lewis — litigation Jo Robinson — finance Michael Thomas — corporate Charlie Winckworth — IPMT Keith Woodhouse — corporate (private equity)
Julian Fischer — finance, Frankfurt Stanislas Roux-Vaillard — IPMT, Paris
Richard Basuk — corporate (tax), New York Mark Brennan — government regulatory (communications), Washington DC Aaron Crane — litigation, Houston Stephen Giordano — corporate (tax), Washington DC Anna Kurian Shaw — IPMT, Washington DC Andrew Lillie — litigation, Denver Derek Meilman — corporate, New York Leigh Oliver — government regulatory, Washington DC Dominic Perella — litigation, Washington DC Randy Prebula — government regulatory, Washington DC Evans Rice — litigation, Washington DC Oscar Stephens — finance, New York Chalyse Thomas-Robinson — finance, Denver David Toy — IPMT, Denver Srecko “Lucky” Vidmar — IPMT, Denver