Slaughter & May and Allen and Overy make annual promotions

April 4, 2012 Slaughter and May and Allen & Overy have announced their annual partner promotions, with 23 made up at A&O and two made up at Slaughters.

Slaughters elevated financing lawyer Ed Fife in London, and dispute resolution lawyer Mark Hughes in Hong Kong, taking the total partner headcount at the firm to 122, of which just 22 are female.

A&O’s promotions are spread across 14 of its offices. Of the 23 promoted lawyers, nine are women.

A&O managing partner Wim Dejonghe said: "These global promotions reflect the cross-border nature of our work and the strength of our international network, the largest of any of the elite law firms.

"The retention of our female lawyers through to partnership remains one of our key priorities and it is great to see us continue to retain such talent through to partnership."

The details of the Alllen & Overy promotions are as follows:

Abu Dhabi
David Miles, banking

Richard De Haan, litigation
Sigrid Jansen, banking

Cindy Lo, banking

Jurgen Schindler, corporate/Antitrust

Chris Mainwaring-Taylor, litigation

Hong Kong
Vivian Yiu, corporate

Atif Hanif, banking
Tim Crocker, banking
Simon Toms, corporate
Jeanette Cruz, international capital markets
Emma Dwyer, international capital markets
Sarah Henchoz, employment

Borja Fernandez de Troconiz, litigation

Alexandra Fasakhova*, international capital marketss

New York
John Hwang, international capital markets
Dorina Yessios, banking

Julien Roux, banking
Shaun Beaton, banking
Frederic Jungels, corporate

Matt Bisley, banking

Brendan Hannigan, corporate

Marta Sendrowicz, corporate/antitrust

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