Burges Salmon promotes five to partnership

Burges Salmon has promoted five associates to the partnership, taking the number of partners at the firm to 53

Colette Bewley (right) and Jane Bridgwater will become partners in the firm's employment, pensions and incentives unit; David Hall (far right) will become a partner in the litigation department; Richard Owen will become a partner in the property team; John Smith will work as a partner in the firm's PFI/PPP unit and its energy practice. Their promotions will come into force on 1 May.