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Julian Taylor, Simmons & Simmons

Julian Taylor was always an unlikely candidate.

When he was asked about his career ambitions at university, he once said: “I don’t mind, as long as I don’t end up behind the desk of a City law firm!” Fast forward to 2021, and not only has he been behind the desk of Simmons & Simmons since 1999, but he’ll take up the senior partner post from August 1.

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Varsha Patel

Varsha joined Legal Week in October 2019 after working as a senior editor at LexisNexis. She covers continental Europe and the in-house market. You can reach her on [email protected]

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