Michael Simkins LLP Partner Promotions 2016

Posted: May 3, 2016

Michael Simkins LLP has today announced the promotion of two lawyers to its partnership with effect from 1 May 2016.

Nick Eziefula is a member of our Commercial group. As well as developing his practice in music, film and television, he has carved out a particular niche in advertising, e-commerce and digital rights.   He has proven himself to be a calm and effective lawyer who is very popular with clients.  He will play a key role in broadening our service offering and enhancing further our reputation in the fields of advertising, e-commerce and digital.

Tom Iverson is a member of our Disputes group. He joined us over four years ago, and has shown unparalleled commitment to the firm, working with Paddy Gardiner and Gideon Benaim on some of our biggest pieces of litigation.  He has great technical expertise and has developed a good network of referrers.   He will be a great asset for our Disputes group as we continue to grow the contentious part our business.

Euan Lawson, Managing Partner, said “We are delighted to welcome Nick and Tom to the partnership. They have both made a fantastic contribution to the recent growth of the firm.  Their promotions are well-deserved and will provide an even stronger foundation for the growth and development of our practice in the coming years.”

London, 3 May 2016.

For further information, please contact Euan Lawson on 020 7874 5631.

Notes to editors:

  1. Michael Simkins LLP is a leading media and commercial law firm, offering a full range of legal services to clients operating in many different industries. We have an outstanding reputation for providing high-quality, responsive advice in all areas of our practice, in particular media, entertainment, sports and leisure, and we have strong sectoral followings in areas such as property, hospitality, professional services and finance.
  2. The firm’s primary focus is to provide City-quality legal services to businesses and other organisations in the media, entertainment, sports and leisure industries, but it is active in many other sectors too. Most of our lawyers are City-trained, but have many years of practical experience in their chosen sectors. The firm is a Legal 500 Tier 1 firm in Media and Entertainment, and a high number of individual Simkins lawyers are profiled in both the Legal 500 and Chambers.
  3. The firm’s clients include multi-national companies, utilities, large financial institutions, and property developers as well, on the entertainment and media side, many independent producers, some of the largest media organisations in the world, leading executives and entrepreneurs, as well as high-profile talent.