19 April 2021

Simmons Simmons promotes 13 new partners


Simmons Simmons has recently announced the promotion of 13 of its lawyers to the rank of partner

This round of promotions applies to lawyers located in eight different offices of the firm. 

Interestingly, six of the 13 promoted lawyers are women, indicating Simmons Simmons Simmons' commitment to female human capital. In line with this last figure, the firm assures that, of all the promotions carried out in the last three years, almost half of all the lawyers involved in them (47%) were women, surpassing the 40% threshold set by the firm.

"As for this year's partner candidates, I am impressed and excited by their quality and commitment to the firm. They have come through exceptional times. The last year has been a time of unprecedented upheaval for our clients and this cohort of lawyers has been rightly recognised for their resilience and creativity in bringing smart solutions to new and complex challenges. Together, they demonstrate that our future is in very good hands," said Colin Passmore, senior partner at Simmons Simmons. 

The following are the candidates for promotion to partnership:

- Oliver West

- Zoe Arnautov

- Annabelle Bruyndonckx

- Kirsten Kitt

- Lydia Torne

- Robbert Jansen

- Christopher Ma

- Dimitri van Uytvank

- Julia Gori

- Tair Hussain

- Cathrine Foldberg Møller

- Derek Lawlor

- James McKnight

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