Jeremy is the managing partner of Simmons & Simmons. He is responsible for developing and driving the firm’s vision and business plan.
Working closely with the international leadership team, Jeremy spends much of his time leading initiatives that will help the firm achieve its strategic goals.
Since becoming managing partner in 2011 he has grown the firm substantially. He has been the driving force behind office openings in Beijing, Singapore, Shenzhen, Munich, Luxembourg and Dublin. In July 2019 he led the acquisition of legal engineering firm, Wavelength, a bold move that will help the firm deliver smarter solutions to its clients.
Over his tenure, Jeremy has also introduced progressive people strategies to make Simmons a great place to work and develop a career. Enhanced flexible working, for example, was introduced in his early years. Followed by Adaptive – the firm’s flexible resourcing model, in 2014.
Before being appointed managing partner, Jeremy held various leadership roles at the firm across the finance, capital markets and financial services groups. He has lived and worked in both London and Hong Kong.
Jeremy works closely with the senior partner, Colin Passmore, and also chairs the firm’s International Executive Committee.
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