Firm Profile > Simmons & Simmons > Singapore, Singapore

Simmons & Simmons
168 ROBINSON ROAD # 11-01

Capital markets: structured finance, derivatives and securitisation: Foreign firms Tier 1

Simmons & Simmons is noted for buy-side transactions in the structured products and derivatives space. The team is also present in the sell-side segment. Jason Valoti is 'a great guy' and highly reputed, while Jonathan Quie is an emerging talent.

Banking and finance: foreign firms Tier 3

Simmons & Simmons' banking and finance practice is still dominated by structured trade and commodity finance. The firm is making an impression in margin loans and fund financing. The core team features experienced figures Calvin Tan, Dan Marjanovic and Matthew Cox.

Investment funds: foreign firms Tier 3

Simmons & Simmons handles all aspects of fund formation and structuring for a multitude of funds, with a focus on private equity, venture capital, real estate and retail funds. Jek Aun Long leads the team and has experience acting for domestic and international clients on the structuring, establishment, registration and marketing of onshore and offshore funds, as well as advising on licensing, regulatory and securities law issues. Senior associate Benedict Tan is also of note.

Practice head(s):

Jek Aun Long

Other key lawyers:

Labour and employment: local firms Tier 3

Simmons & Simmons is a popular choice for listed banks, insurers, funds and asset managers and is regularly instructed to represent employers in highly sensitive cross-border disputes and investigations. Key contact Mohammed Reza specialises in contentious matters involving termination of employment and enforcement of non-compete agreements.

Practice head(s):

Mohammed Reza

International arbitration Tier 4

Simmons & Simmons has an impressive flow of headline cases, including commodity trading and investor-state disputes. Projects and construction, and TMT arbitrations are also prominent for the team led by Amanda Lees.

Practice head(s):

Amanda Lees


‘Strong commercial arbitration offering with good understanding of regional markets. Starting to make inroads on investor-State arbitration work too with recent high-profile win for Indonesia in a treaty arbitration.’

‘Eric Chan is responsive, commercial and strategic. Amanda Lees is great to have on your side. She has a no-nonsense attitude and is completely focused on securing her clients’ objectives.’

Key clients

Government of Republic of Indonesia

Tozzi SRL

The smartest business solutions come when we work together – international, but operating as one integrated team.

Collaborative, agile and partner-led: that’s Simmons & Simmons. A law firm that challenges, creates new possibilities and offers opinion not just option. A law firm that acts as your business partner and works with you, not for you.

We focus on four highly regulated sectors (asset management and investment funds, financial institutions, healthcare and life sciences and technology, media and telecommunications) – using our specialist skills to understand your business, and the forces at play around it. All grounded in exceptional knowledge of the legal detail.

This is how we consistently deliver smarter, more efficient ways to tackle our clients’ most complex challenges.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance Dan Marjanovic
Banking and finance Calvin Tan
Capital markets (debt and equity) Jason Valoti
Capital markets (debt and equity) Jonathan Quie
Construction Richard Kramer
Corporate and M&A Damian Adams
Dispute resolution Joanna Pearson
Dispute resolution Reza Mohammed
Employment Fiona Loughrey
Employment Sarah Berkeley
Intellectual property John Slater
Intellectual property George Chan
Investment funds Rolfe Hayden
Investment funds Jek-Aun Long
Private equity and venture capital Damian Adams
Projects and energy Eric Lin
Projects and energy Vivien Yang
Regulatory Paul Li
Regulatory Rolfe Hayden
Structured finance and securitisation Jason Valoti
Structured finance and securitisation Matthew Cox
TMT Damian Adams
Regulatory Jek-Aun Long
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Damian Adams  photo Mr Damian Adams
 Jek-Aun Long photo Jek-Aun Long
 Dan Marjanovic photo Dan Marjanovic
 Calvin Tan photo Calvin Tan
 Jason Valoti photo Jason Valoti
Number of lawyers : 858
at this office : 19
American Chamber of Commerce
Asian Transformation and Turnaround Association (ATTA)
British Chamber of Commerce
European Chamber of Commerce
Economist Intelligence Unit
French Chamber of Commerce