Adam Brown > Simmons & Simmons > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Simmons & Simmons
CITYPOINT
ONE ROPEMAKER STREET
LONDON
EC2Y 9SS
England

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Adam advises on complex disputes affecting clients in the financial services sector. Adam’s practice includes litigation, regulatory investigations, and internal investigations on behalf of firms and individuals. He acts for a range of clients, but has a particular focus on work for banks, asset managers and wealth managers.

Adam is recognised for his expertise in civil fraud matters, including in fraudulent misrepresentation, market misconduct, insider dealing, and asset recovery.

Adam also specialises in securities litigation, shareholder actions and partnership disputes.

Career

Adam qualified in 2009; joined Simmons & Simmons in 2014; and was promoted to partner at Simmons & Simmons in 2019.

Languages

French

Education

University of Cambridge (Natural Sciences), then Oxford Law School.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail

Simmons & Simmons‘ practice ‘has excellent industry-leading knowledge‘. It is focused exclusively on contentious work for financial institutions, asset managers and hedge funds, and combines expertise in financial markets litigation, investigations, and financial crime. Representative work includes LIBOR, EURIBOR, FX benchmarking, and major product mis-selling claims. Tim Boyce is financial markets litigation practice head, Richard Bunce is ‘able to see the big picture and advise on strategy‘, Ed Crosse is a ‘tremendous commercial litigator‘, and Alexander Thavenot is ‘responsive to client demands and has an impressive strategic handle on matters‘. Other widely respected partners include senior partner Colin Passmore, as well as Robert TurnerCaroline Hunter-Yeats, Robert Allen and Paul BakerJoanna Pearson relocated to the London office from Singapore, and Adam Brown and Elizabeth Williams were promoted to the partnership.