Linklaters makes up 12 new partners in London

Linklaters has promoted 32 lawyers to its partnership, including 12 in London.

Finance and projects have seen the biggest share of new partners with 11, while 10 have been promoted into the corporate department and five in commercial.

The promotions follow that of 32 lawyers 2005-06, and 31 in 2004-05.

Linklaters senior partner Anthony Cann said: “This is an outstanding group of people, covering a wide variety of practices and 14 of the 23 countries where we have offices.”

The new London partners are: Robert Cleaver, Nick Rumsby, Tom Shropshire, Richard Youle, Nicole Kar (corporate), Edward Chan, Annette Kurdian, Olga Petrovic, Ben Dulieu, Paul Lewis, John Pickett, (finance and projects), Euan Clarke (commercial).