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EG in the news April 2014 - Legal Business

Dwindling partner promotions at A&O and Freshfields fail to maintain current partnership levels

 

01 April 2014

 

The UK's elite law firms often point to their rigorous partnership promotion process as a natural selector of the best talent but at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Allen & Overy (A&O) the promotion of just 15 and 16 partners respectively in recent weeks is insufficient even to maintain the partnerships at their current levels.

 

Edwards Gibson Partner, Scott Gibson, is quoted in this feature on partnership promotions in UK elite law firms. 

 

 

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