Addleshaw Goddard has announced the promotion of 52 of its lawyers across its UK, GCC and Asia offices. Alongside these promotions the Firm has retained 81% of its trainees.

The promotions span all of four of its divisions and see 14 promoted to Legal Director and 38 promoted to Managing Associate.

The newly promoted (not including trainee retentions) are as follows:

The promotions coincide with the Firm's announcement of an 81% trainee retention rate, which sees 38 trainees remain with the Firm on qualification.

Charles Penney, Senior Partner of Addleshaw Goddard, said: "As a Firm we continue to evolve and adapt to the changing legal profession. A key part of our evolution is ensuring that we continue to reward and retain talent and these promotions and our high trainee retention rate for the year signify the emphasis which we place on rewarding ambition - creating the AG of the future."

The firm has also made 23 promotions across its Transaction Services Team (TST), Business Services teams and Secretarial Services teams.