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Simmons & Simmons LLP

Professional Negligence

3 ranked lawyersBand 3London (Firms)UK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Versatile team adept at handling a range of negligence cases across the financial, legal and technology sectors. The team benefits from the firm's broader expertise in non-contentious and regulatory insurance matters, and is able to bring this to bear on professional negligence disputes. Advises leading insurers and law firms on complex multi-jurisdictional cases.

Strengths

A client reports: "Every lawyer I have dealt with in the team has been really impressive both in their technical knowledge and expertise, and in their client manner."

Another adds: "It is an incredibly diligent team. The lawyers are highly professional, dynamic and supportive."

Work highlights

Acted for Pollard Thomas in a cladding claim alleging fire safety defects in the design and construction of a mixed-use development.

Notable practitioners

Colin Passmore has a distinguished reputation in professional negligence matters, particularly in defence of accountants.

Emily Monastiriotis has notable experience acting for construction professionals and their insurers on claims alleging design and construction faults.

James Pollock is regularly instructed in construction-related professional negligence matters, including those with cross-border aspects. He also advises on solicitors' liability claims for international law firms.

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Professional Negligence


Colin Passmore
Senior Statespeople
Emily Monastiriotis
Band 2
James A Pollock
Band 1