Simmons elects London lawyer Colin Passmore as Senior Partner

April 29, 2011 The partnership at Simmons & Simmons voted to elect London litigator Colin Passmore as senior partner. Passmore came in ahead of his rival, outgoing managing partner Mark Dawkins.

Passmore is currently the head of the firm's litigation group, and is set to take over the senior partner role from incumbent David Dickinson on 1 August. Dickinson is retiring after 23 years with the firm.

Passmore commented: "I would like to take this opportunity to thank David Dickinson for the significant contribution he has made to Simmons over the past 23 years. David has been an integral part of the firm during this time and held a number of senior roles, including two terms as managing partner and one of senior partner."

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