Simmons & Simmons are one of a number of organisations whose legal professionals contribute their expertise to our CPDcasts. CPDcasts are 30 minute downloadable Legal CPD Podcasts, each of which cover a specific CPD topic in extensive detail.
The following legal experts from Simmons & Simmons contribute to our CPDcasts:
Simmons & Simmons is a worldclass law firm providing advice to financial institutions, corporates, public and international bodies through its international network of offices in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Simmons & Simmons has over 230 partners, of whom more than half are based in its offices outside the UK, and a total staff worldwide of around 1,800 across 20 locations.
In 2008, Simmons & Simmons was named 'European legal adviser of the year' by Funds Europe for the third year running. The firm was also recently named Global Investor's 'Legal Firm of the Year' 2008, Global Water Intelligence's 'Law Firm of the Year' 2008, Financial News', 'Hedge Fund Law Firm of the Year' 2008, HFM Week 's 'Best Onshore Firm of the Year' 2009, and has won a multitude of awards for two of the largest ever PFI projects for the UK's Ministry of Defence, including the Financial Times' Innovative Lawyers Awards 2008 and Public: Private Finance 'Legal Advisers of the Year' 2009.
Simmons & Simmons has advised on all major aspects of the financial crisis, from the effects of the collapse of Lehman Bros, through to the new regulatory, enforcement and litigation environments. The firm also has one of the largest full-service dispute resolution practices of any City firm, covering financial markets litigation, contentious regulatory, corporate crime, professional and product liability and international arbitration, as well as insurance, IP and employment disputes.
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