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Visitors should not consider the information available via this website to be an invitation for an attorney-client relationship, should not rely on the information provided herein as legal advice for any purpose, and should always seek the legal advice of competent counsel in the relevant jurisdiction.

Simpson Thacher maintains offices in New York, Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, São Paulo, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. and neither intends nor purports to practice in any other jurisdictions. The jurisdictions in which our lawyers are licensed to practice are indicated in the "Lawyers" section of this website.

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United Kingdom: Legal Notices

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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP 
CityPoint 
One Ropemaker Street 
London 
EC2Y 9HU 
Tel: +44-20-7275-6500 
Fax: +44-20-7275-6502   

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is authorized and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA No. 380782).

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is registered as a limited liability partnership under the laws of the State of New York. The personal liability of our partners is limited to the extent provided in such laws.   

Information on the regulations of The Solicitors Regulation Authority can be found in the SRA code of Conduct 2011 (“the Code”) on its site at https://www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/handbook/code/. The Code and various other legislative instruments referenced in the Code govern the conduct of the Firm.

We are confident that we provide our clients with a high quality service in all respects. However, in the unlikely event that a client has any concerns with our services, they may take the matter up with the partner supervising the matter in the first instance. If the partner is unable to resolve a client’s concerns, a client  may then take up the matter with the London Office Managing Partner. The Firm has a written complaints procedure that is available upon request.

The Code provides for recourse to a non-judicial means of dispute settlement through the Legal Ombudsman (“the LeO”). The LeO can help if we are unable to resolve a client complaint ourselves. They will look at a complaint independently and it will not affect how we handle a complaint.

Before accepting a complaint for investigation, the Legal Ombudsman will check that a client has tried to resolve the complaint with us first. If so, then a client must take their complaint to the Legal Ombudsman:

  • Within six months of receiving our final response to a complaint, and
  • No more than six years from the date of act/omission; or
  • No more than three years from when a client should reasonably have known there was cause for complaint.

For more information about the Legal Ombudsman, please contact them at:

A client can also raise concerns with the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Lawyers in the London office qualified to practice in the U.K. are all admitted as Solicitors of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Other lawyers in the London office who are partners in the Firm are registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority as Registered Foreign Lawyers. All lawyers in the London office who are qualified to practice in the United States are admitted to various U.S. Bars.

A list of the names of all the partners may be inspected at the principal place of business of CityPoint, One Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HU.

Simpson Thacher's professional indemnity insurance, as required under Rule 4 of the Solicitor's Indemnity Insurance Rules of the Solicitors Regulation Authority, is provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe Limited, whose offices are located at 3rd Floor, 2 Minister Court, Mincing Lane, London, EC3R 7YE. 

Our Modern Slavery Act 2015 Transparency Statement can be found here.

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Belgium: Legal Notices

SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT (BELGIUM) DE LLP is a registered Limited Liability Partnership established under the laws of the State of Delaware (US) with registered office at Corporation Trust Center, Orange Street 1209, 19801 Delaware (US). The Brussels Office (Belgian branch) is located at De Meeûssquare 1, 1000 Brussels, Belgium and registered with the Belgian Crossroads Bank of Enterprises with registration number 0770.648.073 (Belgian VAT number BE0770.648.073), RLE Brussels. A list of the names of the partners of our Brussels Office can be consulted on this website.

The applicable general terms and conditions of the Brussels Office are provided to all clients and upon request. The lawyers in our Brussels Office are registered on either the Tableau of Lawyers, the “E(U) list” or the “B-List” (for foreign lawyers) of the Brussels Bar Association (Dutch-Language Section (NOAB) or French-Language Section). They are qualified to practice in Belgium under the conditions set out for the list to which they are registered. Their names and contact details can be verified on the website of the Dutch-Language Section (https://www.baliebrussel.be/balie-brussel/?lang=en) or the French-Language Section (https://barreaubruxelles.be/index.php/annuaire) of the Brussels Bar. They are also subject to the ethical and professional rules of conduct available on the same websites. To the extent the lawyers are also qualified to practice in the UK and subject to regulation by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), we refer to our UK Legal Notice for more information.

We are confident that we provide our clients with a high quality service in all respects. However, in the unlikely event that a client has any concerns with our services, they may take the matter up with the partner supervising the matter in the first instance. If the partner is unable to resolve a client’s concerns, a client may then take up the matter with the Managing Partner of the Brussels Office. We also have a written complaints procedure that is available upon request. A client can also raise concerns with the President of the Dutch-Language Section or the French-Language Section of the Brussels Bar, to obtain an advice, to file a formal complaint, or to initiate a dispute resolution procedure.

Simpson Thacher's professional indemnity insurance is provided by Columbia Casualty Company and various insurance companies. In addition hereto, the lawyers of the Brussels Office are covered by the professional liability insurance concluded by either their home country professional bar association, or by the Dutch-Language Section (coverage of EUR 2,500,000 per damage event, insured by Amlin Europe NV, see https://www.baliebrussel.be/foreign-lawyers-2/insurance-and-social-security/ and https://www.baliebrussel.be/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Overzicht-dekkingen.pdf) / French-Language Section of the Brussels Bar, respectively.

Our ‎Privacy Notice can be found at https://www.stblaw.com/other/privacy-notice. Complaints can be submitted to the Belgian Data Protection Authority (www.dataprotectionauthority.be).

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