DLA Piper promotes record number of partners
DLA Piper has promoted 48 lawyers to partners in this year's promotion round, the largest number ever.
The firm promoted 14 lawyers in the UK and 18 in the US, while it promoted nine in continental Europe, five in Asia and two in Australia.
The largest number of promoted lawyers came from the firm's corporate division, with 12 gaining promotions there. Ten were promoted in disputes practices, while seven were bumped up in real estate.
Last year, DLA Piper promoted 44 lawyers to partner, while in 2014 it promoted 45.