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Osborne Clarke, Parabis, RPC and Shepherd & Wedderburn are the latest to reveal increased promotions rounds this year.
Osborne Clarke has made up five new partners in its largest domestic promotion round for three years. Last year the firm made up three lawyers to partner, two in Bristol and one in London in its first UK partner promotions round since 2011 (3 May 2013).
The latest promotions at Osborne Clarke are in addition to four partners made up by the firm in Germany in January, taking the total to nine this year.
Parabis has made 12 promotions across its subsidiaries, six of which are from Plexus, five from Greenwoods and one from Cogent.
Last year Parabis added 11 to its partnership in its first round of promotions since merging with Greenwoods in May 2013 (18 July 2013). Eight were from Plexus and three from Greenwoods.
RPC has made up three to its all-equity partnership in the firm’s latest round of promotions, two in insurance and one in competition. Last year the firm announced just one partner promotion, regulatory lawyer Robbie Constance.
Scottish firm Shepherd & Wedderburn has admitted two new partners to its partnership this year. John Grady is in the firm’s global energy practice and Scott Ritchie in real estate. Last year the firm made up just one new partner, private client lawyer Chris McGill in Edinburgh.
The promotions in full:
David Blair - financial services regulation, London Mark Wesker – corporate, Bristol Neil Bromwich – planning, Bristol Tom Bussy – banking, Bristol Kate Topp - real estate, Bristol
Gary Beazleigh - personal injury, Plexus Law, Folkestone Claire Dinoff - motor, Greenwoods, Manchester Megan Galliet - disease, Plexus Law, London Marise Gellert - property risks and coverage, Greenwoods, London Lorien Helm - motor, Plexus Law, Manchester Neil Kochane - disease, Plexus Law, London Paul Langley - injury, Plexus Law, Croydon Simon Lindsey - disease/public liability, Greenwoods, Southampton Simon Martin - motor /employers’ liability, Greenwoods, Milton Keynes Emma Myers - private client, Cogent Law, Croydon Paul Phillips - catastrophic injury, Greenwoods, London Anna Pickering - fraud and litigation, Plexus Law, Halifax
Richard Breavington – insurance and reinsurance disputes Ben Goodier – insurance disputes (professional indemnity) Lambros Kilaniotis – competition
Shepherd & Wedderburn
John Grady, global energy, Glasgow Scott Ritchie, real estate, Edinburgh