Simmons & Simmons

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Simmons & Simmons
Industry Law
Founded London (1896)
Headquarters London, with 21 other offices worldwide
Products Legal advice
Number of employees
over 1,500[1]

Simmons & Simmons is an international legal practice with over 1,500 people and 22 offices located in major business and financial centres throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Its largest office is located in CityPoint, off Moorgate in London, where almost half its legal staff are based.

The firm undertakes significant cross-border and highly complex matters and transactions alongside work in local markets. It delivers services from across its corporate, dispute resolution, employment and financial markets departments, and it has a particular focus on work in financial institutions, asset management & investment funds, and in the life sciences and technology, media & telecommunications (TMT) sectors. It also focuses on the energy & infrastructure market, in particular through its international projects and construction teams. [2]

The current senior partner is Colin Passmore, and the managing partner is Jeremy Hoyland. The firm was the highest ranked law firm on the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index for six years before being awarded Star Performer status in December 2014.[3] The firm also features in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women, a list of UK organisations leading the way in gender equality in the workplace. The firm and its lawyers receive regular recognition in independent legal directories and awards for the practices and sectors on which it focuses.[4]

Simmons & Simmons has spent over 25 years building a collection of art from modern British and international artists. It has a policy of supporting young artists at the beginning of their careers by acquiring significant work. The offices in London are home to several works by Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin.[5]


  1. ^ Simmons & Simmons facts and figures
  2. ^ Chambers Student Guide
  3. ^ Stonewall Star Performers
  4. ^ Awards & Accolades
  5. ^ Art Collection

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