Eversheds has announced the promotion of 21 lawyers from around its international operations to the firm’s partnership, as part of the 2014 promotions round. A further seven lawyers have also been appointed as legal directors, four as counsel and one as operations director.
The law firm’s company commercial practice group promoted seven new partners and two counsel, while litigation gained six partners and three legal directors. The human resources practice group saw six partner promotions, three legal directors and one counsel, and real estate welcomed two new partners, one legal director, one counsel and one operations director.
Of the 2014 promotions, 48 per cent took place in Eversheds’ international offices, with partners being made up in Belgium, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Poland and Sweden.
At the same time, the firm has also announced more than 100 associate promotions, with those promoted being made up to principal associates (33), head of Eversheds Agile (one), principal operations manager (one), senior associates (73) and senior operations managers (two).
The associate promotions span 19 of the firm’s offices, including Austria, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Jordan, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Qatar, Singapore, Spain and the UAE.