Linklaters announces 30 new partner elections worldwide

  • New partners elected from 11 different practice areas and across 10 countries
  • Majority of new partners are based outside the UK, underscoring Linklaters' continued global growth and ambition

Linklaters has today announced the election of 30 new partners drawn from 10 jurisdictions and 11 practice areas. The promotions take effect from 1 May 2020.

Of the new elections, 53% are based outside of the UK, reflecting the global nature of the firm.

The make-up of the new partners is as follows:

  • Divisions: Corporate (13), Finance (14), and Dispute Resolution (3)
  • Practices: Mainstream Corporate (7), Competition / Antitrust (3), Employment (1), Tax (1), TMT / IP (1), Dispute Resolution (3), Banking (2), Capital Markets (7), Financial Regulation (1), Investment Funds (1), and Energy & Infrastructure (3)
  • Regions: UK (14), Europe (10), Asia (4), and Americas (2)
  • Gender: Male 73% (22) and Female 27% (8), with a three-year rolling average of 32.2% female partners

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The diversity of talent we see in these promotions, including across practice and jurisdiction, is testament to the strength of our global network and to the firm’s ability to attract, retain and invest in leading individuals. We are confident that our newly elected partners will live the firm’s culture and values and continue to provide legal certainty in a changing world to our clients. These promotions acknowledge hard work, excellent legal skills, and service to our clients. I congratulate all those who have been promoted and wish them every success as they continue their career with us.

Charlie Jacobs Senior Partner and Chairman

Linklaters LLP
Partner Practice Location
Antonia Sherman Competition/Antitrust Washington
Isabel Rooms Competition/Antitrust Belgium
Anna Mitchell Competition/Antitrust London
Sutthipong Koohasaneh Corporate Bangkok
Cara Hegarty Employment & Incentives London
Filip Lecoutre Mainstream Corporate Belgium
Andreas Müller Mainstream Corporate Frankfurt
Rasmus Kindlund Mainstream Corporate Stockholm
George Yiend Mainstream Corporate London
Lorna Tennent Mainstream Corporate London
Sarah Flaherty Mainstream Corporate London
Christian Hundeshagen Tax Frankfurt
Guilluame Couneson TMT/IP Belgium
Julia Grothaus Dispute Resolution Frankfurt
Loris Bovo Dispute Resolution Milan
Ben Packer Dispute Resolution London
Liam Robinson Banking London
Philip Gore Banking London
Bernard Chain Capital Markets Hong Kong
Hanwen Yu Capital Markets (EDM) Hong Kong
Lipton Li Capital Markets (EDM) Hong Kong (US)
Doug Shaw Capital Markets (DSP) London
Elisabeth Johnson Capital Markets (SFG) London
Neil Pallender Capital Markets (EDM) London
Yaroslav Alekseyev Capital Markets (EDM) London (US)
Alastair Holt Financial Regulation London
Martin Mager Investment Funds Luxembourg
Andrew Compton Energy & Infrastructure (Finance) New York
Darko Adamovic Energy & Infrastructure Paris
Andrew Penfold Energy & Infrastructure London
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