2018 promotions round: Macfarlanes makes up four
Macfarlanes has announced its 2018 promotions round, with four lawyers being promoted to partner.
Taking on their new roles in May, the four made-up partners are investment management lawyer Samuel Brooks, commercial lawyer William Hedges, private client lawyer Isobel Morton, and tax lawyer Ceinwen Rees.
Though both Morton and Rees trained at the firm, Rees had an eight-year absence from the firm at Slaughter & May and Debevoise & Plimpton. Hedges joined Macfarlanes in 2015 after training at Slaughter & May, and Brooks joined in 2013 after training at Clifford Chance and then spending some time at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.
Partner promotions in full:
Samuel Brooks, investment management
William Hedges, commercial
Isobel Morton, private client
Ceinwen Rees, tax