Slaughter and Might promotes 5 companions in London


Slaughter and May has partnered five lawyers, including two women, the firm announced.

The new London-based partners are James Cook (Corporate), Claire Cooke (Finance), Laura Houston (Intellectual Property / Information Technology), Charlie McGarel-Groves (Finance) and Peter Wickham (Disputes and Investigations).

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“It is welcome news for everyone in the firm and for our clients that we have again promoted a good number of lawyers from a wide range of practice areas. The promotions of these five talented attorneys reflect the firm’s continued strength, ”said Steve Cooke, senior partner with the firm.

Last year the firm promoted eight lawyers as partners in its London and Hong Kong offices.

In 2019, the firm only promoted one lawyer to partner.

Slaughter and May is the first Magic Circle law firm to announce its partner promotions for 2021.

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