Linklaters has elected just 19 new partners globally, compared with 29 last year. The same percentage of partners (32 per cent) will be made up from the firm’s London base as in 2002. However, unlike last year, the firm is not making up any partners in intellectual property or real estate, where it has recently cut or de-equitised partners. From 1 May, it will have 500 partners.
Rosalind Wright is to replace George Staple QC as the chairman of the Fraud Advisory Panel. The panel’s main role is to publicise the damage caused to the economy by fraud. Wright is currently the director of the Serious Fraud Office, and will replace Staple when he steps down in May. Wright said: “The panel […]