DLA Piper has promoted 10 of its UK employees to partner in its latest promotions round, while the firm also revealed a strong set of financial results for 2017.

A total of eight lawyers in London have made the cut. These are corporate lawyer Chris Arnold, Peter Lowe of the firm’s real estate team, Kelly Lovegrove of tax, litigator Christina Lawrence and Steven Krivinskas and Bryony Robottom.

Additionally, two non-lawyers, Joel Cooper and Randall Fox, have been made up. Together they co-head DLA’s international transfer pricing group.

In Birmingham and Sheffield, two litigators have been promoted: Phillip Kelly in the former and Alaistair Clough in the latter.

Kelly and Lawrence trained at DLA Piper, Arnold at Linklaters, Krivinskas at White & Case, Clough at Hogan Lovells, Robottom at Jones Day and Lowe at Rosling King,

Across the firm’s network, there were 62 promotions in total: 19 in the United States, 10 in the UK, 18 across Continental Europe, six in Canada, two in the Asia Pacific region, two in Latin America, two in the Middle East, two in Australia and one in South Africa.

Twenty of the 62 new partners are women (32 per cent), including three of the 10 in the UK.

Alongside the promotions, DLA Piper has also revealed that its global revenue increased by nearly 7 per cent over 2017 from $2.47bn to $2.63bn.

Profits were up 10 per cent from $643.5m to $709.1m as total lawyer headcount dipped slightly from 3,616 to 3,609.

Average profit per equity partner rose 6 per cent from $1.66m to $1.76m.

DLA Piper partner promotions 2018: in full

United Kingdom

Birmingham

  • Phillip Kelly, Litigation & Regulatory

London

  • Chris Arnold, Corporate
  • Joel Cooper, Tax (non-lawyer)
  • Randall Fox, Tax (non-lawyer)
  • Steven Krivinskas, Finance & Projects
  • Christina Lawrence, Litigation & Regulatory
  • Kelly Lovegrove, Tax
  • Peter Lowe, Real Estate
  • Bryony Robottom, Finance & Projects

Sheffield

  • Alastair Clough, Litigation & Regulatory

Europe

Amsterdam

  • Michiel Coenraads, Litigation & Regulatory
  • Leen van der Marel, Real Estate

Brussels

  • Laurent De Surgeloose, Employment

Bucharest

  • Alina Lacatus, Corporate

Frankfurt

  • Christian Lonquich, Real Estate
  • Carlos Robles y Zepf, Corporate

Kyiv

  • Illya Sverdlov, Tax

Lisbon

  • Vanessa Antunes, Litigation & Regulatory

Madrid

  • Juan Gelabert, Finance & Projects
  • Ricardo Plasencia, Corporate

Milan

  • Alessandro Ferrari, Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Alessandro Martinelli, Tax
  • Davide Rossetti, Litigation & Regulatory

Moscow

  • Philip Lamzin, Finance & Projects

Paris

  • Myriam Mejdoubi, Real Estate
  • Theobald Naud, Litigation & Regulatory

Warsaw

  • Andrzej Balicki, Litigation & Regulatory
  • Tomasz Rudyk, Litigation & Regulatory

Asia

Bangkok

  • Don Rojanapenkul, Litigation & Regulatory

Hong Kong

  • Christina Loh, Corporate

Perth

  • Alyson Eather, Finance & Projects

Sydney

  • Eddie Ahn, Tax

North America

Atlanta

  • Jeremy Corcoran, Corporate

Austin

  • Rebecca McKnight, Government Affairs

Baltimore

  • Kathleen Birrane, Litigation & Regulatory
  • Thomas Grace, Tax

Boston

  • Brian Awe, Real Estate
  • Andrew Sroka, Finance & Projects

Chicago

  • Ferlillia Roberson, Intellectual Property & Technology

Houston

  • Grayson Stratton, Litigation & Regulatory

Los Angeles

  • Andrew Hoffman, Litigation & Regulatory

Miami

  • Chad Ehrenkranz, Corporate

Minneapolis

  • Poonam Kumar, Corporate

New York

  • Evan Parness, Employment

Northern Virginia

  • Joe Davis, Office of General Counsel

Philadelphia

  • Brian Robinson, Litigation & Regulatory

Phoenix

  • Jared Jensen, Corporate

Seattle

  • Kate Lucente, Intellectual Property & Technology

Silicon Valley

  • SeoJung Park, Tax

Washington DC

  • Brad Jorgensen, Government Affairs
  • David Ridenour, Finance & Projects

Calgary

  • Ryana Mather, Corporate

Edmonton

  • Veronica Monteiro, Corporate

Toronto

  • Russel Drew, Finance & Projects
  • Leslie Frattolin, Employment

Vancouver

  • Morgan Burris, Litigation & Regulatory
  • Michael Mjanes, Real Estate

Middle East and Africa

Dubai

  • Richard Hughes, Corporate
  • Jamie Ryder, Intellectual Property & Technology

Johannesburg

  • Janine Simpson, Litigation & Regulatory

South America

Rio de Janeiro

  • Luiz Augusto Osorio, Corporate

São Paulo

  • Carolina Marcondes Sant’Angelo, Corporate