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Adam Fogarty and Matthew Monahan have been appointed as partners in capital markets at Linklaters. Nick Le Masurier has been appointed as partner in banking R&I, Tracey Lochhead joins the mainstream corporate group as a partner and Jillian Naylor in employment and incentives. Also appointed is Kirsty Thomson in banking K&L and Alison Wilson has been appointed as litigation partner.
Berwin Leighton Paisner has promoted six senior associates to partnership. These are Dylan Mackenzie, Marc Trottier, Usman Wahid, Tariq Rasheed, Oran Gelb and Chris Rowe.
Pamela Thompson has also been appointed as the financial services partner.
DAC Beachcroft has appointed Hans Allnutt as a global partner, Barbara Goddard as a casualty partner, Glenn Ruddy as a partner in real estate and John Singh and Alex Von Westernhagen as corporate and commercial partners.
Addleshaw Goddard has promoted three new partners. These are Chris Cartwright in real estate, Nathan Pearce in corporate and Damon Rosamond-Lanzetta in commercial.
Lucy Oddy has been appointed as a partner in the finance department at Latham & Watkins.
Pinsent Masons has promoted Nick Gavin-Brown to partner in financial services/insolvency and restructuring. Alan Sheeley has also been promoted to partner in litigation/regulatory.
Nick Evans and Heidi De Vries have relocated from the Maples and Calder office in the Canary Islands to the London office.
Ben Henry has been appointed as a partner at Bird & Bird.
Ashfords has appointed Jon Bola and Paul Barnes as partners in the real estate team.
Jamie Beagent and Shanta Martin have been appointed as new partners at Leigh Day.
James Quarmby has been appointed at Stephenson Harwood as a partner to expand the private wealth team.
Rebecca Wardle has been promoted to partner at Trowers & Hamlins.
Rachel Kneale has been appointed as a partner and head of clinical negligence at Weightmans.
Wragge & Co has welcomed John Hayes as an employment partner.
Oliver Wright has been promoted at Forsters as a planning lawyer.
Michelmores has appointed Garbhan Shanks as a partner.
Morgan Lewis has welcomed Stephen Walters as a partner.
Owen Taflan Davies and Thelma Marshall have been appointed as real estate partners at Field Fisher Waterhouse.
Collyer Bristow has appointed William Hancock as a partner in the private client tax department.
Adam Blain has been welcomed as a partner in the corporate department at Pemberton Greenish.
Macfarlanes has announced the promotion of Christopher Acton, Harry Coghill, Alex Edmondson, Paul Ellison, Christopher Good, Lois Horne, Michelle Kirschner, James McCredie and Jenny Smithson as partners.
Jacqueline Kendal has joined the employment team at Rosling King LLP.
Rebecca Arnold has been promoted to partner in commercial litigation at Seddons. Katherine Burrell has also been promoted to partner in the commercial property and real estate teams.
Simons Muirhead & Burton has promoted corporate and commercial lawyer Neal Hodges to partner.
Steven Francis has been appointed as a partner in the financial services group at Baker & McKenzie.
Ryan Junck has been promoted to partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
Weil Gotshal & Manges has announced that London corporate partner Peter King has been made co-chair of the firm’s pro bono committee.
Dentons has welcomed Dominic Pellew as a partner in the international arbitration group.
Rachel Manser and Nick Sims have been promoted to associate director at Linklaters.
DAC Beachcroft has promoted five associates. These are Declan Finn and Katia Puras in the global department, Alistair Robertson and Hamza Drabu in corporate and commercial, and Andrew Morgan in the real estate department.
Viv Wild has joined Stephenson Harwood as a senior associate in the private wealth team.
Justin Chan, Sarah Clark, Anne-Marie Friel, Tom Henderson, David Knight, James Ladner, Melissa Thompson and Francis Tyrrell have been promoted to legal director at Pinsent Masons.
Macfarlanes has promoted Robert Daniell to senior counsel in derivatives and trading, Anne-Marie Ellis to senior counsel in the private client property group. Also promoted to senior counsel are Lorna Emson in litigation and Lora Froud in investment funds.
Lucy Harrold has been appointed as a consultant in the intellectual property team at Keystone Law. Martin Howe has also been appointed as a consultant solicitor in the construction team. New to the firm is consultant solicitor Monica Ma and commercial property specialist Rima Gasperas.
Family law specialist Sue Breen has been welcomed at Collyer Bristow as a consultant.
Alex Woods has been appointed as an assistant solicitor at Simons Muirhead & Burton in the business crime and regulatory team.
Stephen Mann has been welcomed at MFB.
Seddons has promoted five new associates. These are Stephen Dove, John Melville-Smith, Moshe Moses, Sonny Patel and Daniel Robin.
Sven Hansen has been appointed as a commercial director at Spring Law.
Ashar Qureshi has been appointed at Freshfields as a partner in the capital market and US corporate law practice.
Oliver Glynn-Jones has been promoted to head of the banking litigation practice at Berwin Leighton Paisner.
Patrick Mitchell has been appointed as head of the firm’s infrastructure practice at Herbert Smith Freehills. Stephen Wilkinson has also taken on an enhanced leadership role in mergers and acquisitions.
Louise Cartwright, Christopher Tutton and Rosemary Thorpe have been promoted to partners at Irwin Mitchell.
Roger McCourt has been welcomed at Matthew Arnold & Baldwin as a partner in banking and finance litigation.
Clifford Chance has elected six lawyers to the global partnership. These are; Barry O’Shea, David Towers and Caroline Meinertz in finance, Alis Pay in real estate, Matthew Scully in litigation & dispute resolution, Maggie Zhao in capital markets.
Eversheds has announced that financial services partner Pamela Thompson will be the new London senior office partner.
Zhong Lun has welcomed Christopher Clarke as a senior consultant.
Lee Gluyas has been welcomed at Nabarro as a dispute resolution partner. Alan Crawford, David Parrish and Stewart Womersley have also been promoted to partner.
Norton Rose Fulbright has promoted ten new partners. These are; Sarah Cullen, Chris Down, Marcus Evans, Imogen Garner, Sarah McKellar, Fiona Millington, Simon Ramsden, James Russell, Mark Simpson and Matt Waudby.
Mark Edwards and Luke McDougall have been promoted to partner in banking at Ashurst. Adair Gordon-Orr, Diala Minott and Henry Moss have also been promoted to partner.
Rob Collins, Keith Conway, Simon Jackson, Annabelle Redman and Charles Urquhart have all been made partners at Clyde & Co.
Tom Alabaster has been appointed as a partner in the corporate department of Latham & Watkins.
Bird & Bird has appointed a number of new partners. These are; Elizabeth Belsey, James Froud, Tom Snaith and Garreth Wong.
Nick Brocklesby has been appointed at Reed Smith as a partner in the commercial disputes team.
James Pickavance has joined Eversheds as a partner in the construction and engineering practice.
Kevin Cordina has been promoted to partner at Olswang.
Winckworth Sherwood has promoted James Mackay, Gemma Pryke and Will Rutter to partner.
Field Fisher Waterhouse promoted five new partners. These are; Tim Suter, Harriet Seymour, Carlton
Durrant, Hastings Guise and Catherine Hudson.
Fenwick Elliott has promoted David Bebb and Thomas Young to partner.
Bindmans LLP has promoted crime associate Kate Goold and family associates Flora Grossman and Farhana Shahzady to partner.
King & Spalding has appointed Werner Meier as head of restructuring.
Ben Higson will take on a new board role at Hogan Lovells as equity partner. Emily Reid has also been appointed as a partner.
Kevin Atkins has been appointed as a partner in the corporate practice group of Chadbourne & Parke.
Five senior associates have been appointed as partners at Lewis Silkin. These are; Michael Anderson and Antonia Grant in employment, reward and immigration, Nick Walker in media, brands and technology, Karish Andrews in corporate and Mark Lim in litigation and dispute resolution.
Banking and finance lawyer Neale Downes has joined SGH Martineau LLP as a partner.
Construction specialist Helen Garthwaite has joined Wedlake Bell as a partner.
Maples Teesdale Solicitors has appointed Abigail Roebuck as a partner in the property finance group. Michael Kilner has also been promoted to partner ands head of the litigation team.
Acuity Legal has welcomed James Williams as an international construction partner.
Ben Mellors and Anthony Wilson have been appointed as partners in the international construction team at Beale and Company solicitors.
DAC Beachcroft has appointed David Gillard as group finance director.
Stella Beaumont has joined the board of Nabarro as a non-executive director.
Intellectual property specialist Katrina Burchell has been welcomed at Irwin Mitchell.
Stephen Miles has been appointed as chief executive officer of the commercial services division at DWF.
General counsel Anne Todd has been appointed at Halebury. Corporate transactions specialist Kate Partridge has also been welcomed to the firm.
Victoria Bennett has been appointed as a conduct risks manager at Hamlins.