Head of international group at Walker Morris joins judging line-up for The Lawyer awards

Malcolm Simpson, head of the international group at Walker Morris, is set to join the 25-strong line-up of judges for The Lawyer European Awards 2015.

The judging panel includes a number of partners from UK top 50 firms and US powerhouses responsible for managing their firm’s relationships with independent European outfits, as well as European-focused general counsel from a range of sectors.

Simpson, like his fellow judges, brings a wealth of experience within the Continental European legal market as well as specialist knowledge within his field of expertise. He is ranked in the top tier for commercial dispute work in both leading independent directories of the legal profession in the UK.

As chair of the firm’s international group and longstanding head of the Walker Morris US practice, he is trusted adviser to global corporations headquartered in the US, Asia and Europe on a diverse range of complex disputes including distribution agreements, contracts and warranties, joint ventures, product recalls and negligence.