Lewis Silkin promotes five to partnership

Lewis Silkin has expanded its partnership by five in the latest promotions round.

This takes the firm’s total partner headcount to 56.

The firm’s corporate and property practices have each gained two new partners apiece while the sports and employment practice has been boosted with one new partner.

In a statement firm managing partner Ian Jeffery said: “A key plank of our strategy is to develop our people and offer them rewarding careers.

“All five of these talented people have demonstrated a high level of skill and achievement in their specialist areas as associates, a real commitment to the firm’s values and the tenacity to grow and further develop our business in the years to come”

The new partners are Owen Eastwood (sports and employment), Simon Jones and Virginia Goode (property) and Paul Rajput and Miguel Pereira (corporate).

They took up their positions on 1 April.