Allen & Overy announces the promotion of 34 lawyers to partner, effective 1 May 2019.
The new partners span six practice areas of the firm, with 11 new partners in Corporate, nine in Banking, six in Litigation, four in ICM, two in Real Estate, one in Tax and one in Fuse, the firm’s tech innovation space, with Head of Fuse Shruti Ajitsaria becoming partner.
This is one of the most geographically widespread groups of new partners, with 59% outside London and a total of 16 of the firm’s offices represented. Additionally, 24% of the new partners are female and two are part-time partners.
Commenting on the new partners, global managing partner Andrew Ballheimer said: “The breadth of this group, both in expertise and geographically, is testament to the growth we are seeing across our global platform. It’s fantastic to have such a depth of talent across the firm and I would like to extend the warmest welcome to the partnership to all our new partners.”