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Simmons & Simmons won out over Nabarro Nathanson to advise HMV on its first major deal since completing its panel review in mid-2004. IT partner Michael Sinclair led the Simmons team advising the leading music retailer on its new music download contract with Microsoft.
HMV company secretary and general counsel Elaine Marriner said: “Simmons was one of two firms on the panel, which is strong on general corporate work, IT and outsourcing. Because of the nature and value of the contract, it was more appropriate for Simmons.”