Vicky Wickremeratne named amongst The Lawyer’s Hot 100
29 Jan 2019
International law firm Simmons & Simmons is pleased to announce that employment partner, Vicky Wickremeratne has been named in The Lawyer’s 2019 Hot 100 list in the Litigators category. The Hot 100 recognises lawyers that have made a significant contribution to the profession in the last 12 months, and ones to watch in the coming year.
Vicky was commended in particular for her expertise in defending financial services clients in high reputational risk cases. The Lawyer also noted her role in assisting a global retail banking client with two high-value, sensitive litigation cases in 2018. Her work this year has been significant in light of the complexities of litigating issues relating to the new Senior Managers Regime.
Vicky Wickremeratne joined Simmons & Simmons in 2003. In 2007 she relocated to Hong Kong where she led the Asia-Pacific employment law group for Goldman Sachs and became a managing director. In 2013, Vicky returned to London where she re-joined the firm and became a partner in the employment practice.
As an LGBT Ally and Chair of the Simmons & Simmons Straight Allies Network, Vicky has devoted considerable time to enhancing diversity within the firm.
Commenting on being recognised by The Lawyer, Vicky Wickremeratne said: “I am grateful to have been included in this impressive list, and for the excellent work our team puts in every day to service our market-leading clients.”
Read the full Hot 100 article here.
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