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2018-04-10 09:29:11
Eversheds makes up four City partners in annual promotions round

Eversheds Sutherland has made up 20 lawyers to its international partnership, including four in the City.

The biggest number of promotions were in the firm’s commercial department, with 11 partners joining the group across the Middle East, Continental Europe and UK.

Four partners are joining the litigation department, while another four will become partners in the real estate group and one will join the employment and human resources department.

Of the 20 promotions to partner, 11 of the 20 promotions are to lawyers outside the UK. These are in the firm’s offices in Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Milan, Munich, Riyadh, Rotterdam and Warsaw.

Within the UK, there are partner promotions in Cardiff, Leeds, London, Manchester and Nottingham.

Eversheds Sutherland international CEO Lee Ranson said in a statement: “The breadth of geographies represented by our newly promoted colleagues reinforces our global coverage goals”.

Of these promotions, eight out of the 20 partners are women.

Richard Hill has also been promoted to managing director of Eversheds Sutherland Agile, which has partner status in the firm’s Cardiff office.

Eversheds’ annual promotions numbers hover around the 20 mark, with 20 partners made up in 2017, 26 in 2016, and 22 in 2015.