Simmons & Simmons Adaptive

Simmons & Simmons Adaptive:

We recognise that the way people work and the needs of businesses requiring legal services are changing. With this in mind, we have designed a resourcing solution that allows talented lawyers different ways of working without compromising their career development or work satisfaction. With the ability to balance autonomy with quality legal assignments, Simmons & Simmons Adaptive provides an alternate legal career for motivated lawyers interested in working differently.

Simmons & Simmons Adaptive was borne out of a desire to add additional value to our clients and is very much an extension of the services we already provide. This means that consultants who work with us through this platform are valued, supported and integrated into the firm’s business culture.

Benefits of working with us in this way include:

  • The ability to choose when and where you work
  • High quality legal work from our leading international client base
  • Competitive daily and hourly rates
  • The backing of an international law firm

As a consultant working with us, you will benefit from:

  • Support from a sponsoring partner and the client team throughout your assignment
  • Access to our briefings, bulletins and knowhow via online portals
  • Access to training events and legal updates that will help you to refine your skills.

As an independent consultant you are recognised for your experience. There is no hierarchy or politics. You just focus on good quality interesting work with a level of variety that will keep you continually challenged.

Our contract roles demand the same highly skilled lawyers as our permanent roles so we would expect you to have strong academics, excellent interpersonal skills and be client-focused. You should have relevant experience and well developed legal skills.

Simmons & Simmons Adaptive London, United Kingdom
Oct 30, 2017
Contract
Job Title   Simmons & Simmons Adaptive - Litigation Legal Consultant   Department   Litigation   Role   Consultant   Job Location   London   Description Simmons & Simmons Adaptive: Clients today need flexible resourcing solutions to meet the changing demands of the marketplace. Simmons & Simmons has always been willing to adapt and embrace new forms of service delivery to meet changing client demands. With the ability to balance autonomy with quality legal assignments, Simmons & Simmons Adaptive provides an alternate legal career for motivated lawyers interested in working differently. Consultants who work with us through this platform are valued, supported and integrated into the firm’s business culture. As a consultant working with us, you will benefit from: Support from a sponsoring partner and the client team throughout your assignment Access to our briefings, bulletins and knowhow via online portals Access to training events and legal updates that will help you to refine your skills.   The role: We currently have an assignment seeking experienced Litigator with expertise in general disputes and construction/engineering disputes. Our contract roles demand the same highly skilled lawyers as our permanent roles so we would expect you to have strong academics, excellent interpersonal skills and be client-focused.   Person specification: At least 10 years’ post qualification experience and training from a top tier law firm or from a recognised financial institution or corporate Experience with general and construction/engineering disputes Motivated and self-starting – the ability to work autonomously Quick thinking and detail driven Pro-active and process driven   Equal opportunities: Simmons & Simmons is committed both to promoting equality and diversity in the firm and to Equal Opportunities in employment.  The firm believes in equality of opportunity regardless of race or racial group (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, national origins), religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, sex, gender re-assignment and gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy, maternity and paternity.  This also includes any incidents of perceptive or associative discrimination and harassment.   At Simmons & Simmons we seek to attract and retain talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures, to create an exciting and rewarding place to work.  Our aim is to fulfil everyone's potential and together to achieve personal and business goals. The firm is supportive of flexible working arrangements wherever possible.   Please note our job descriptions refer to PQE levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role    
Simmons & Simmons Adaptive London, United Kingdom
Oct 30, 2017
Contract
Job Title   Simmons & Simmons Adaptive - Corporate Legal Consultant   Department   Corporate M&A   Role   Consultant   Job Location   London   Description Simmons & Simmons Adaptive: Clients today need flexible resourcing solutions to meet the changing demands of the marketplace. Simmons & Simmons has always been willing to adapt and embrace new forms of service delivery to meet changing client demands. With the ability to balance autonomy with quality legal assignments, Simmons & Simmons Adaptive provides an alternate legal career for motivated lawyers interested in working differently. Consultants who work with us through this platform are valued, supported and integrated into the firm’s business culture. As a consultant working with us, you will benefit from: Support from a sponsoring partner and the client team throughout your assignment Access to our briefings, bulletins and knowhow via online portals Access to training events and legal updates that will help you to refine your skills.   The role: We currently have an assignment seeking a corporate lawyer with M&A and ECM experience. Our contract roles demand the same highly skilled lawyers as our permanent roles so we would expect you to have strong academics, excellent interpersonal skills and be client-focused.   Person specification: At least three years’ post qualification experience and training from a top tier law firm or from a recognised financial institution Experience of M&A and ideally ECM Motivated and self-starting – the ability to work autonomously Quick thinking and detail driven Pro-active and process driven   Equal opportunities: Simmons & Simmons is committed both to promoting equality and diversity in the firm and to Equal Opportunities in employment. The firm believes in equality of opportunity regardless of race or racial group (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, national origins), religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, sex, gender re-assignment and gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy, maternity and paternity. This also includes any incidents of perceptive or associative discrimination and harassment. At Simmons & Simmons we seek to attract and retain talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures, to create an exciting and rewarding place to work. The firm is supportive of flexible working arrangements wherever possible. Our aim is to fulfil everyone’s potential and together to achieve personal and business goals.   Background screening process: All Simmons & Simmons Adaptive consultants will be required to go through the firm’s background screening process which will include a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) certificate. The firm undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a DBS certificate on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed. The firm’s policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders is available on request.