A&O promotes 34 new partners including 4 in Asia Pacific

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International firm Allen & Overy has promoted 34 lawyers to its partnership, effective 1st May.

They are across six practice areas of the firm: 11 in Corporate, 9 in Banking, 6 in Litigation, 4 in ICM, 2 in Real Estate, 1 in Tax and 1 in Fuse, the firm’s tech innovation space, with Head of Fuse Shruti Ajitsaria becoming partner.

Sixteen of the firm’s offices are represented, 24% of the new partners are female and two are part-time partners.

“The breadth of this group, both in expertise and geographically, is testament to the growth we are seeing across our global platform,” said global managing partner Andrew Ballheimer said. “It’s fantastic to have such a depth of talent across the firm and I would like to extend the warmest welcome to the partnership to all our new partners.”

In Asia Pacific, there are () new partners: Sarah Wilson (Banking) in Bangkok; Tina LeDinh (Corporate) in Ho Chi Minh City; Aloysius Tan (ICM) in Singapore; and Tokutaka Ito (Corporate) in Tokyo.

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