Pinsent Masons has made up 18 new partners in its first round of partner promotions since the recent merger of legacy firms, Pinsents and Masons.

Of the promotions nine new partners are based in London taking the number of partners in the firm’s Clerkenwell and City offices to over 100. Meanwhile, the firm has made up one, three and four partners in Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham respectively.

Additionally, one partner has been made up in the legacy Masons Hong Kong office.