Simmons & Simmons promotes 15 to partnership

29 Apr 2019

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has announced the promotion of 15 lawyers to its global partnership. The promotions take effect on 1 May, 2019*.

Demonstrating the firm's commitment to investing in its global network of offices and creating a diverse partnership, the appointments cover seven offices, with 14 partners based in the UK and EMEA region, and one in Asia-Pacific. Six of this year's partner promotions are women.

The new partners are focussed on supporting the firm's clients in core practices and sectors including corporate, disputes, employment and financial markets.

The new partners and their principal areas of practice are:

UK and EMEA 
Adam Brown – Dispute Resolution, London
Alex Ainley – Financial Markets, London 
Cathryn Bean – Employment, London 
Chris Owen – Dispute Resolution, London
Christopher Goetz – Corporate/ICT, Munich
Ed Smith – Employment, London 
Elizabeth Williams – Dispute Resolution, London 
Gijs ter Braak – Corporate, Amsterdam
Jonathan Spencer – Dispute Resolution, Bristol 
Kathryn James – Financial Markets, London 
Maria Tomillo – Financial Markets, Madrid 
Paul Tjiam – Dispute Resolution, Amsterdam 
Priya Nagpal – Dispute Resolution, London 
Simone Lucatello – Financial Markets, Milan

Asia-Pacific 
Claudia Yiu – Corporate, Hong Kong

Colin Passmore, senior partner, commented: “I would like to welcome these 15 talented individuals to the partnership and congratulate them on their well-deserved promotions. They are excellent lawyers with outstanding qualities and will help us continue to grow and strengthen our market-leading offering across the globe.”


*Subject to standard regulatory approvals

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