Allen & Overy elects Ballheimer as managing partner

Corporate co-head sees off competition from three other partners to join Wim Dejonghe at helm

Allen & Overy (A&O) partners have elected corporate co-head Andrew Ballheimer as the firm’s new managing partner, just a week after selecting current post-holder Wim Dejonghe to replace retiring senior partner David Morley.

Ballheimer (pictured) beat banking co-head Andrew Trahair, finance partner Michael Castle and corporate finance partner Simon Black to secure the managing partner post.

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