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Hogan Lovells appoints three in London in 29-strong global partner promotions round

Hogan Lovells‘ round of New Year promotions has seen the firm appoint 29 new partners including three in London.

New City partners at the firm include Richard Goss in banking, Nathan Searle in international arbitration and Tarek Eltumi in project finance.

This promotion round is an increase on 2016, when the firm promoted 24 lawyers to partner, however this included five made up in London.

The January 2017 round sees female partners make up 28% of the new cohort, with eight female and 21 male partners.

Of the new partners, 19 were promoted in the US, as well as six in Europe, three in London and one in Asia. The latest batch of partners include eight in corporate, eight in litigation and arbitration, five in government regulatory, five in finance and three in intellectual property.

Hogan Lovells chief executive Steve Immelt (pictured) said: ‘Supporting and growing our internal talent pipeline is a key priority for Hogan Lovells and integral to offering our clients the highest quality service. It gives me great pleasure to promote from within and recognise the hard work and dedication of these individuals, who represent the quality, breadth, and depth of Hogan Lovells around the world, which no other law firm can match.’

Other firms recently making their global promotions round in December include Jones Day and Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. Jones Day made up five London partners as part of a 47-strong global round, while Cadwalader made up 10, including two in the City.

Hogan Lovells partner promotions (London)

Richard Goss, banking

Nathan Searle, international arbitration

Tarek Eltumi, finance