01 July 2013

Baker & McKenzie promotes 71 to partnership

Global law firm Baker & McKenzie today announced the election of 71 new partners across the firm worldwide, taking its total partner headcount to almost 1,500.

By James Barnes

The new partners will be spread fairly evenly around the firm’s international network with 25 appointments in the EMEA region, 19 in Asia-Pacific, 18 in North America and nine in Latin America.

'Talented group'

Bakers also announced it has added 60 lateral partners in key practice areas and jurisdictions over the past year. These partners support clients in dispute resolution, mergers & acquisitions, tax and securities, among other practices. Some of these partners joined the firm as a result of the expansion of the firm’s global platform, which now totals 74 offices in 46 countries.
Eduardo Leite, Baker & McKenzie chairman of the executive committee commented: ‘Our new partners have consistently demonstrated exceptional service to our clients, and we are very proud of this talented group of lawyers.’

To see the list of new partners click here.

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