A shortlist of three women candidates include London-based global corporate head
While the U.K. profession’s higher echelons continue to be male-dominated, fierce rival Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has also appointed its first female senior partner as part of a push into the U.S. market.
Linklaters has nearly 3,000 lawyers working in 20 different countries. Its executive committee is made up of 42% women and its director group includes 36% women.
Linklaters declined to comment beyond confirming the election candidates. The FT reported on the step earlier.
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