Allen & Overy has announced the promotion of 16 lawyers to partner across its global network in the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and North America.
This includes the promotion of Bilal Ahmad (international capital markets), Michael Diosi (banking) and David Foster (corporate) to partner in the Dubai office.
Across the global practice groups, international capital markets receives the largest intake of new partners with six promotions in total. This is followed by litigation and banking with four promotions each, and two promotions in the corporate department. The promotions are effective from 1 May 2014.