Astle is one of 35 individuals globally who hae been promoted to the grade with only eight London employees making the list.
He was also one of only three Lovells employees selected to take a bespoke corporate MBA for Lawyers course designed with Cass Business School back in 2007.
He completed his LLB (Hons) at the University of Sheffield prior to joining the firm.
There are now around 800 partners globally within HogLove with the latest partner promotions not only in corporate restructuring, but also in litigation, government regulatory, arbitration and employment, finance and intellectual property.
In a joint statement David Harris and Warren Gorrell, co-chief executives of HogLove said the promotions represented the quality and depth of talent within the business as well as its recognition of the hard work of individuals.
They added: “They reflect our commitment to nurturing talent and investing in our people. On behalf of everyone at Hogan Lovells we’d like to send our congratulations and best wishes to those who have been promoted.”
By Joe McGrath