CC makes up 37 associates

Clifford Chance has promoted 37 lawyers to its partnership, its largest promotion in four years.

The promotions include 13 in London with corporate and finance both gaining three new partners each.

Managing partner Peter Cornell said: “I am delighted to admit 37 lawyers into the partnership this year, the largest number we have promoted for some years. They represent all practice areas within the firm, and 13 of our worldwide offices. The wide spread of these appointments reflects our strength across practices and demonstrates our ability to deliver high quality service to our clients on a local, regional and global level.”

This round of promotions is the largest the magic circle firm has made in the past four years, according The Lawyer Careers Report 2006. In 2005-06, 30 lawyers made it into the partnership, up from 18 in 2004-05 and level with 31 promotions in 2003-04.