CEO and Managing Partners of the Top 50 UK Firms

DLA Piper

Simon Levine

CEO - DLA Piper

Simon Levine is the Global co-CEO and Managing Partner of the law firm DLA Piper. He did his BA (Hons) in Law, followed by an MA, from the University of Cambridge

Hogan Lovells

Miguel A. Zaldivar

CEO - Hogan Lovells

Miguel Zaldivar is the Chief Executive Officer of Hogan Lovells and is responsible for the firm’s overall global direction and strategic leadership

Clifford Chance

Caroline Firstbrook

CEO - Clifford Chance

Carloine Firstbrook is the Chief Operation Officer at Clifford Chance, which is one of the prestigious Magic Circle law firms. She oversees all non-legal activities

Allen and Overy

Sally Dewar

CEO - Allen and Overy

Sally Dewar is the CEO of Allen & Overy's strategic and regulatory consulting business, based in London. She did her BSc in Pure Maths and French from the University of Manchester


Paul Lewis

CEO - Linklaters

Paul Lewis became the Managing Partner of Linklaters in July 2021. He oversees the global management of the firm and chairs the firm’s Executive Committee. He is also a member of the Partnership


Claire Wills

CEO - Freshfields

Claire Wills is the managing partner in the London office of the law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Claire did her LLB from the University of Liverpool

Norton Rose Fulbright

Gerard G.Pecht

CEO - Norton Rose Fulbright

Gerry Pecht is the Global Chief Executive of Norton Rose Fulbright, a firm which he has been working at for 42 years. He concentrates his practice in the area of complex business and commercial


Stephen Millar


Stephen Millar is the Managing Partner for CMS based in the UK and is responsible for the management of the firm across the UK, Central and Easter Europe, and Middle East & Asia regions

Herbert Smith Freehills

Justin D’Agostino

CEO - Herbert Smith Freehills

Justin D’Agostino is Herbert Smith Freehills’ CEO and has been a part of the firm for 23 years. He is a solicitor in Hong Kong and a solicitor advocate in England

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