Expanding our Dispute Resolution practice in Paris

05 Mar 2018

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Guillaume-Denis Faure joins the Dispute Resolution team in Paris.

Simmons & Simmons has today announced the arrival of a new partner in Paris. Guillaume-Denis Faure joined the firm as a Dispute Resolution partner on 05 March 2018.

Guillaume-Denis was previously a partner at Winston & Strawn. He brings with him extensive experience working with funds, companies, shareholders and management teams to handle their litigation and a particular focus in the financial, life science and media industries. With extensive experience in content acquisition and protection for right-holders, audio-visual broadcasters, intermediation agencies, sponsors and talent, Guillaume-Denis is considered one of the top French attorneys in the sports industry.

Legal 500 describe him as a “great strategist and fierce litigator”.

He will be joining the firm’s award-winning Dispute Resolution team which offer the full range of litigation arbitration and other dispute resolution services.

Speaking on the arrival of Guillaume-Denis, Jacques-Antione Robert said: “We are thrilled to have Guillaume-Denis on board. This highly-regarded dispute resolution specialist will definitely be an added value to our group, bringing solid expertise in corporate litigation. The arrival of Guillaume-Denis in Paris, follows the recent arrival of our IP patent litigation team. With 10 partners our Dispute Resolution Group is now one of the largest groups of the French market covering the full spectrum of the Dispute Resolution.

International head of dispute resolution, Hans-Hermann Aldenhoff also commented: “We are very excited about the arrival of Guillaume-Denis who will no doubt be a great asset to the team and indeed, the firm as a whole.

Guillaume-Denis commented: “I am delighted to be joining such a reputable firm. Simmons & Simmons has a great reputation and I am looking forward to the many exciting prospects ahead.

The firm’s Paris office has now made four lateral partner hires since the beginning of 2017.

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