Simmons & Simmons

Simmons & Simmons

Simmons & Simmons

Founded by twin brothers Percy and Edward in 1896, for many years Simmons & Simmons liked to think of itself as a mini-Linklaters. It had a similar client base of financial institutions allied to a technocratic, somewhat straight-backed, establishment culture. Strategically, however, the two firms diverged markedly. For every international office launch at Simmons & […]

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Abu Dhabi exodus: Simmons is latest firm to close

Simmons & Simmons has become the latest law firm to close its Abu Dhabi office following a “detailed review” of its work in the region. The firm will continue to work for its clients from a “consolidated and enhanced offering in Dubai”, its largest office in the UAE, read a statement. The statement continued: “Ultimately, the […]

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Simmons’ financial management pays off as profit soars and debt falls

A focus on costs and lock-up management helped Simmons & Simmons to soaring profits and a reduction in borrowing costs for the last financial year, the firm’s LLP accounts have shown. In the introduction to the accounts, filed with Companies House this week, the firm said it had continued to “maintain tight controls on costs, […]

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