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Simmons & Simmons has promoted 15 lawyers to its partnership with financial markets and corporate gaining the bulk of new partners.
The appointments mark Simmons’ largest group of promotions in four years, with 12, 11 and nine lawyers made up in the preceding three rounds.
Senior partner, Janet Gaymer said: “I am particularly pleased that the successful candidates are spread across nine offices in our global network, demonstrating the international breadth of our continuing success. These appointments, together with the 15 lateral partner appointments made since May 2005, reflect the growing depth in our practice areas across the globe.”
Financial markets and corporate, the firm’s biggest promoters over the past few years, continued that tradition with six and five promotions respectively. London and Italy made up four lawyers each followed by Germany with two.