Firm Invests in the Netherlands with Third New Partner Appointment This Month

01 Jul 2016

International law firm Simmons & Simmons expands in Amsterdam with the appointment of Erwin Bos who joins the firm as a partner* in its financial markets group on 01 July.

Erwin will be based in the firm’s banking and restructuring team in Amsterdam and joins from Clifford Chance where he was a Counsel. He specialises in restructuring and insolvency and has significant experience in advising stakeholders on all related matters.

Erwin is the third new partner to the financial markets group that the firm has announced this month, following the appointment of Jeroen Bos as a partner, also based in Amsterdam, and Felix Biedermann as a partner based in Frankfurt.

Jonathan Hammond, head of the firm’s international financial markets group, commented: "we are pleased to welcome Erwin to our financial markets group. His arrival is the third appointment to the group this month and further strengthens our international financial markets capabilities. Not only this, but Erwin’s imminent arrival emphasizes the firm’s commitment to our offering and the financial institutions sector more broadly".

René van Eldonk, head of the firm’s financial markets group in Amsterdam, continued: "Erwin’s appointment also demonstrates the firm’s commitment to the region and our ongoing plans to expand our banking and restructuring practice in the Netherlands. His expertise enhances the know-how of our existing partners, who are currently working across the financial institutions sector. Erwin will bring real value to our banking and restructuring team, both on the ground in Amsterdam and more widely across our international network".

*Subject to standard regulatory approvals. 

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