Latham & Watkins has made up two London associates to its partnership in its latest round of promotions.

The US firm, which has added 29 to its partnership in total, promoted corporate lawyer Luke Grubb and litigator Omar Shah in its London office.

Last year the firm promoted five in London, the most for any office in the global network. In 2005 four were promoted while nine were made up in London 2004.

This year eight US offices received a total of 20 promotions compared with 21 in 2006. The firm made up seven in Europe compared to four last year.