Tim Boyce > Simmons & Simmons > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Simmons & Simmons

Work Department

Dispute resolution.


Tim is a partner in the finance litigation group that is part of the firm’s dispute resolution practice. He is a specialist in advising financial institutions in connection with regulatory investigations, disputes and fraud claims. His practice covers a wide range of regulatory and legal issues, usually involving complex financial products or cross border elements. The client base Tim works with principally comprises banks, investment intermediaries, investment managers and other regulated entities.


Qualified 1993; joined Simmons & Simmons 2012; solicitor-advocate and CEDR-qualified mediator.0

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.