Shearman promotes one in London as seven make partnership cut

Shearman & Sterling has made up seven partners across five offices: Abu Dhabi, Düsseldorf, London, New York and Paris.

Iain Elder, a project development and finance partner, will join the partnership in the Abu Dhabi office, while Robert Freedman, Daniel Laguardia and Russell Sacks are all New York partners, specialising in project development and finance, litigation and market regulatory/ capital markets, respectively.

Litigation partner Richard Kelly joins the London partnership, while Mark McNeill, who practises international arbitration, has been made up in Paris. Corporate partner Dr. Martin Neuhaus is the sole promotion in the Düsseldorf.

Rohan Weerasinghe, senior partner at Shearman & Sterling’s New York office said of the new partners: “We anticipate that their impressive record of client service, combined with outstanding technical abilities and leadership, will serve our clients and our firm very well.”