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    Allen & Overy hires two IP partners from Simmons

    September 24, 2016 Allen & Overy (A&O) has hired two partners from Simmons & Simmons amid the firm’s strategic IP expansion plan. Mark Heaney and David Stone will be A&O’s third and fourth recent partner hires from Simmons &…

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    Ashurst Brussels head joins Simmons & Simmons

    September 23, 2016 Carl Meyntjens, managing partner of Ashurst’s Brussels office, has left the firm for a new position at Simmons & Simmons. His departure is the latest in a run of office head exits at Ashurst, which also lost office…

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    Simmons & Simmons retains 50% of qualifiers

    September 10, 2016 Simmons & Simmons has reported 50 per cent retention of qualifying trainees this autumn, demonstrating inconsistent retention at the firm during recent rounds. The firm saw 17 of 24 trainees apply for newly-qualified…

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    Hogan Lovells considers Shanghai association

    August 30, 2016 Hogan Lovells is in the midst of considering a permitted association in the Shanghai FTZ trade area. Launched in 2013, the Shanghai FTZ is the first trade area of its kind in mainland China, and has been likened to a…

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    Simmons & Simmons make Goldman director partner

    June 6, 2016 Simmons & Simmons has tapped Goldman Sachs, hiring Deian Rhys, who served there as executive director and senior counsel. Rhys joins Simmons & Simmons as partner. Rhys field of expertise is real estate and he…

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    Simmons & Simmons partner joins Allen & Overy

    June 2, 2016 Simmons & Simmons IP partner Marjan Noor is departing the firm to join Allen & Overy. Noor was a partner at Simmons for five years and will join an IP team of five at A&O. Noor came to Simmons from Howrey in 2010, a…

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    Bird & Bird hires Simmons partner

    May 6, 2016 Bird & Bird has hired a Simmons & Simmons partner to head its Technology and Communications group in Singapore. The partner, Alexander Shepherd, helped establish the Simmons & Simmons Singapore office in 2013. He…

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    Simmons & Simmons TMT head joins Pinsent Masons

    April 25, 2016 Simmons & Simmons's technology, media and telecoms head, Andrew McMillan, has left the firm to join Pinsent Masons as a partner specializing in advanced manufacturing and technology. McMillan worked at Simmons &…

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    Eversheds retains all of its trainees

    April 5, 2016 Eversheds has retained all of its trainees this spring, leading the way among some firms that recently announced their retention rates. The firm had eight trainees, all of whom stayed on. Three of trainees are based in…

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