Law Firm Partner Promotions

Fourteen women make the cut in Herbert Smith Freehills’ 27-strong partner promotions round

New partners strengthen firm’s private capital, energy transition and ESG offerings

A&O Shearman announces first partner promotions round ahead of May merger


Allen & Overy accounts for 32 of the promotions and Shearman eight, with women making up 42% of the cohort

Skadden elevates 21 to partnership in latest promotions round

US promotions dominate this year’s cohort, though overall numbers are lower than 2023’s round

Pinsent Masons makes up 22 in latest partner promotions round

Cohort evenly split between men and women sees UK firm exceed 500 partners

Lewis Silkin makes up nine in record partner promotions round

Women make up more than half of cohort dominated by firm’s London headquarters

Linklaters promotes 27 to partner as gender diversity target on track for fourth year

Women make up just over 40% of cohort, though overall promotions fell compared to 2023

TLT promotes five to partner in women-only round

Promotions follow UK national firm achieving 33% female partnership two years ahead of schedule

Ten get the nod in Fieldfisher’s latest partner promotions

London-dominated round sees women make up at least half of City firm’s new partners for third consecutive year

Macfarlanes makes up six in latest partner promotions round

Cohort brings top London independent closer to hitting gender diversity goals

Slaughter and May unveils latest partner promotions round

Five make the grade in round that matches firm’s long-term goal that women make up 40% of partner promotions

Greenberg Traurig sets revenue record for 10th straight year as turnover hits $2.3bn

US firm grows revenue 6% and promotes 38 to shareholder, with women making up just over a third of the cohort

Latham & Watkins makes up 19 counsel to partner in latest promotions round

Round follows Los Angeles giant promoting 34 associates to partner in January

Hogan Lovells adds 28 new partners in latest promotions round

Proportion of women falls from 60% in 2022 to 43% in round that sees US once again dominate

K&L Gates promotes 25 to partnership as Akin Gump makes up 13

Akin’s round sees women again dominate as K&L Gates’ shrinks from last year’s 40-strong cohort

Quinn Emanuel makes up 14 partners in round dominated by women

Ten female lawyers make the grade, 70% of the cohort

Sidley promotes 29 to partner in latest US-dominated round

Cohort comes close to achieving gender parity, with 14 women getting the nod

Jones Day promotes 51 to partner in latest US-dominated round

Proportion of women dips from almost half last year to just over 30%

Garrigues names first woman senior partner, promotes 16 to partner

Labour and employment lawyer Rosa Zarza to succeed Javier Ybáñez at helm of leading Spanish firm in January

Mayer Brown makes up 42 to partnership in banking and finance-focused round

Proportion of women falls from more than half in 2022 to 47% this time

White & Case announces 42-lawyer partner promotion class

Cohort edges down from 46 last year with proportion of women slipping from 52% to 36%

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