05:57, May 03 488 0

2017-05-03 05:57:08
Dentons promotes seven in the UK in 54-strong global round

Dentons has made up seven partners in the UK in its latest 54-strong global promotions round.

The firm promoted 15 in the US, 14 in Canada, 14 in Europe and two in Singapore. Of the total promotions, 35 per cent (or 19) are female.

These figures are higher than last year, when the firm promoted 47 in a global round, with three new partners based in London.

The seven UKMEA promotions focused solely on London and Milton Keynes, with five and three promotions respectively. In London, the firm promoted Virginia Allen to the employment practice, Joseph Altendorff to corporate, Helen Bowdren to environment and Suhail Qureshi to tax.

In Milton Keynes, corporate lawyer Christopeher Colclough and real estate lawyers David Payton and Greg Rigby were promoted.

Dentons global CEO Elliott Portnoy said: “This year’s fantastically diverse class strengthens our global partnership and will ensure Dentons continues to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations. Congratulations to all our new partners.”