Herbert Smith creates nine partners

Herbert Smith has invited nine lawyers to join the partnership from 1 April, with the bulk of the promotions taking place in London. Lawyers promoted to partner include Kevin Roy, Thiha Tun, John Geraghty (left) and James Milne in the corporate team. The firm has not made up any dispute resolution partners in London, instead promoting Tokyo-based dispute resolution lawyer Dominic Roughton. Other departments to gain partners include finance, real estate and projects.

First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 16 March