Simmons in settlement deal with refusenik partner

Simmons & Simmons has settled an anti-Semitism claim with rebel partner Robert Schon.

The City firm has stated that Tribunal proceedings are no longer continuing. It is understood that Schon will remain a partner with the firm.

As revealed by The Lawyer last year, Schon, a tax partner, filed his claim against Simmons on Monday 19 July, in which he alleged anti-Semitism.

As also revealed by The Lawyer, Schon is one of a tiny number of partners Simmons could not remove from the equity.