Simmons & Simmons May Cut Up To 69 Jobs

Law360, New York (February 18, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- U.K. law firm Simmons & Simmons has revealed that it may lay off up to 20 attorneys and 49 other employees this year as a result of a slowing legal market.

The firm has begun a month-long consultation that may result in the layoffs of up to 20 junior attorneys, 35 secretaries and 14 other support staff, according to a firm spokesman. The firm has no plans to lay off senior attorneys.

“This is a business decision to ensure that we remain efficient faced with a...
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