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Simmons & Simmons Litigator Relocates To The East

Tom Burroughes Group Editor 18 January 2017

Simmons & Simmons Litigator Relocates To The East

This publication carries latest news of hires and moves in the Asia-Pacific wealth management sector.

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has moved its London-based litigation and regulatory partner, Marc Thorley, to its Hong Kong office.

Thorley has been a partner in the Simmons & Simmons London office since 2008. He concentrates on financial markets litigation, investigations and contentious regulatory. He will work with colleagues across the firm’s Asian offices. He will also contribute to the firm’s regional offering in corporate litigation, it said in a statement. 

“Marc’s highly regarded expertise in financial litigation and regulatory enforcement will significantly strengthen our existing dispute resolution platform in China and South East Asia. During his time as a partner in the London office, Marc spent over a year on secondment to a major international bank, which has given him a valuable insight into the key commercial, legal and regulatory challenges being faced by global financial institutions,” said Tom Fyfe, partner and head of the firm’s dispute resolution group in Asia.

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