Partner promotions

Travers Smith

Travers unveils 11-strong promotions round

Eleven lawyers have made the grade in this year’s promotions at Travers Smith, the largest round to be announced by the firm. Out of the eleven, four of the lawyers trained at Travers Smith. Two lawyers are made up in private equity; Victoria Bramall and Alex Dixon, who trained at Allen & Overy and Clifford […]

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Charles Russell Speechlys unveils partner promotions

Charles Russell Speechlys has promoted six of its lawyers to partner, including three in London. Last year, the firm gave the nod to five lawyers to partner, including a trio in the City. The latest promotion round takes effect from 1 May and is also larger than 2020 – when four lawyers were made up […]

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Clifford Chance adds 17 partners to London HQ in record promo round

Clifford Chance has promoted 17 of its London lawyers to partner, as part of a record 37-strong promotion round across its international offices. The latest promotion round, which takes effect from May, is larger than last year’s cohort where only 29 lawyers were made up to partner. It’s also higher than 2019’s 30-strong class, which […]

HSF reveals bumper promotions round of 34

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has made up more lawyers to partner than ever before, with 12 in London but one apiece in Continental Europe and the US. The firm has announced 34 promotions worldwide, much larger than its round last year of 23 and 26 in 2020. The highest number of elevations come from London […]

Stephenson Harwood unveils 2022 partner promos

Stephenson Harwood has promoted ten lawyers to partnership for 2022 with eight of them located in London. This is slightly up from last year’s round in which eight were made up in total. The promotions this year cover the strategy areas that CEO Eifion Morris previously identified, with ambitions to grow in decarbonisation, life sciences, […]

Thirteen City lawyers make the grade in A&O promotions

Allen & Overy has unveiled a global promotions round of 39 new partners, revealing sizeable cohorts in both London and Continental Europe. A total of 13 lawyers made partner in London. Five join the banking group, while three have been promoted in corporate and two apiece in international capital markets and litigation. One lawyer – […]

Ashurst promotions: Ten City lawyers make the grade

Ashurst has revealed its largest-ever promotions round, with all of the elevations bar three hailing from either London or its Australian offices. A total of 10 lawyers will be made partner in London, including Francesca Downes, Jacob Gold, Dallan Pitman and Molly Woods in corporate transactions. Downes and Gold trained at the firm, while Pitman […]

St Botolph, Clyde & Co

Clydes unveils 23-strong promotions round

A total of 23 lawyers have been promoted to partner globally at Clyde & Co, including seven in the UK. Of the seven UK promotions, all bar one hail from the London office. Andrew Tolmie, an insurance and casualty specialist, is based in Edinburgh. In London, Marta Jarque Branguli joined Clydes from Spanish firm Ayuso […]


Osborne Clarke reveals UK 2022 partner promotions

Osborne Clarke has made up eight new partners, promoting lawyers in two of its three UK offices. This round of promotions this year is slightly up on the seven in 2021 and five in 2020 and are made across sectors including tech, media and communications; energy and utilities; real estate; infrastructure and financial services sectors. […]

CMS adds eight partners to City HQ in record-breaking global promo round

CMS has appointed 60 lawyers to partner across its international offices in the firm’s largest-ever promotion round, eight of which are located in London. Promotions were made across 33 cities in Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa. The latest cohort sees 15 lawyers made up across the firm’s UK offices — seven of which […]

Mishcon de Reya

Mishcon reveals 19-strong partner promos round

Mishcon de Reya has added 19 lawyers to its partnership, in the firm’s first promotion round since overhauling its equity structure. Seven individuals were made up to equity partner, which is one more than last year and five more than 2020’s reduced bumper round. Meanwhile, 12 lawyers were promoted to junior equity partner – a […]