How it works

How it works for clients

Simmons & Simmons Adaptive is a cost effective, flexible resourcing solution designed to meet our clients' needs.

Through the Simmons & Simmons Adaptive model, our clients are able to flexibly resource large scale projects or secondments at very short notice, with high quality lawyers who have been pre-selected and assessed by us to meet the standards you would expect from Simmons & Simmons. 

Through our rigorous selection process we continue to recruit technically excellent, first rate lawyers to add to our growing pool of Adaptive consultants. With lawyers across a range of specialisms and varying levels of experience, Simmons & Simmons Adaptive aims to provide clients with peace of mind and relieve them of the burden of recruitment and team management for short or fixed term assignments.

If you are interested in finding out about how a Simmons & Simmons Adaptive lawyer can join your team and the benefits they can offer, please contact your usual contact at Simmons & Simmons or Sarah Thompson.

How it works for lawyers

Simmons & Simmons is a leading international law firm with a defined sector focus. As the legal marketplace evolves, clients are actively seeking flexible resourcing solutions to meet the changing demands of the market. We have a world class client base – clients who need us to act on a variety of projects or to fulfil secondment assignments, covering many different resourcing requirements in their teams.

Working for Simmons & Simmons Adaptive as an independent consultant, you will be self-employed and contracted to the firm for specific assignments. This flexibility lets you keep control over when and how you work: you can choose your assignments in terms of work content and the defined periods you choose to undertake them.

All Simmons & Simmons Adaptive lawyers are fully supported by the Simmons & Simmons team with a sponsoring partner and a client team. You will have access to the firm's knowhow, training and resources while working with us or our clients. The firm's professional indemnity (PI) policy will also cover you for services you provide on behalf of Simmons & Simmons.

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