11 New Partners

24 Apr 2011

Simmons & Simmons announces 11 new partners

Simmons & Simmons has appointed 11 new partners across its European network. The majority of the new appointments are in the corporate and financial markets practices. The new appointments are:

Financial Markets Department (London):
Jonathan Hammond - banking and capital markets

Robert Turner - banking and financial litigation

Steven Whittaker - financial services
Corporate (London):
Tim Field

Ed Lukins
Litigation (London):
Jane Howard
Competition (London):
Jenny Block
Employment (London):
Philip Bartlett
William Smithson

- banking and capital markets, corporate finance
Nicola Brunetti

- corporate finance (Milan)

Giovan Battista Santangelo - corporate and banking (Rome)
In addition, Giovanni Bandera and Michele Citarella, who are dottore commercialista, have been appointed as senior consultants to lead the firm's tax practice in Italy. Giovanni Bandera and Michele Citarella, both based in Milan, specialise in tax advice in financial services and corporate transactions.

Bill Knight, Senior Partner, said:

"I am delighted to welcome our new partners. It is the quality of the partnership that is the key to the success of the firm."

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1. Simmons & Simmons is a world class law firm with offices in London, Paris, Brussels, Lisbon, Milan, Rome, Madrid, Düsseldorf, Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, Shanghai and New York with over 1,400 staff worldwide, including 154 partners (of which 43 are based outside the UK). For further information on Simmons & Simmons please visit our website at www.simmons-simmons.com.

2. For further information, please contact Martin Richards on 020 7628 2020.

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