International top-10 firm Eversheds Sutherland has announced 29 promotions to the partnership, 55% of them women. The number is a slight fall from 2022, when 31 new partners were promoted, of which 65% were women.  

The partnerships, which take effect from 1 May, are at offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia.  

Lee Ranson, chief executive, said: 'Each of our new partners has demonstrated outstanding technical excellence coupled with strong client relationship and team development skills and I look forward to seeing their careers continue to flourish. I am also pleased to see us continue to make progress in terms of the diversity of the cohort as we work towards our UK target of 35% female partners by 2027 and 10% ethnically diverse partners by 2025.'

Eversheds Sutherland also announced the promotion of 18 lawyers to legal director; 53% of this cohort are female.

The firm has more than 3,000 lawyers operating in more than 30 countries. Its most recent financial results, for the year to 30 April 2022, showed net profits up 23% to £150.3m on revenue of £678.4m.


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