Macfarlanes makes up four partners in latest promotions round

After promoting just one associate last year, Macfarlanes has made up four partners across four practice areas.

Jatinder Bains will become a partner in the firm’s banking and finance group, while Matthew McCahearty is promoted into the firms litigation group as a general commercial litigator.

Hayley Robinson and Malcolm Walton will join the partnership in the employment department and competition department, respectively.

The promotions will take effect on 1 May.

In 2010 Macfarlanes made up one partner in its pensions department.