Simmons merges with Nolst Trenité

Simmons & Simmons and Rotterdam-based Nolst Trenité formally merged on 1 May

The merger with the Dutch firm makes it the largest UK-based firm in mainland Europe with 200 partners and nearly 1,000 fee-earners. The combined firm will focus on target industries including energy and utilities, transport, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, and technology, media and telecoms.