A&O makes up 24 new partners including two women

April 22, 2017 Allen & Overy (A&O) has announced its latest round of partner promotions, which include two women out of a group totaling 24. The new female partners include London-based Vanessa Xu and Hong Kong-based Agnes Tsang.

Following the announcement, A&O senior partner Wim Dejonghe and managing partner Andrew Ballheimer said the firm has set new targets to aim for a minimum of 40 per cent representation of women among the firm’s promotions pipeline.

This year’s promotions outnumber those of last year, when A&O promoted 21 globally, with six of those based in London.

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