Simpson Thacher Adds Leading Legal Practitioner

LONDON & NEW YORK–()–Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP announced today that Stephanie Biggs will join the firm as a Partner based in the London office, where she will lead the financial services practice of Europe and the financial regulators.

With more than 20 years of regulatory experience, Stephanie is recognized in the market for providing business advice to private equity and asset managers on specific financial regulatory issues,” said a Alden Millard, Chairman of the Board of Simpson Thacher.”The addition of Stephanie strengthens our overall ability to provide clients with the next spectrum of asset and regulatory advice across Europe with our best corporate, finance and tax expertise, and we are delighted to welcome he at Simpson Thacher.

Stephanie advises private funds, asset managers and financial institutions on European financial regulation and transactions. He advised some of the world’s most famous sponsors in the European regulation of large fundraising, including organizing and marketing issues, and he advised the acquisition of businesses under financial regulations, including change of control and regulation principles. Stephanie regularly represents a number of financial institutions on the practical implications of AIFMD and MiFID II, as well as the impact of Brexit.

Stephanie’s experience makes her a perfect fit for our cross-industry practice in London and enhances our ability to provide asset managers with expert, forward-looking advice amid the turbulent environment. international management law,” said Jason Glover, Head of Simpson Thacher’s London office and the Company’s European Finance Division.

The addition of Stephanie marks the latest step in our development of a deep bench of financial-focused regulatory attorneys at Simpson Thacher and reflects our significant growth as a team,” said Owen Lysak, who leads the European financial services and financial regulation team.A recognized thought leader in the industry, Stephanie is able to use her deep knowledge of private equity and other areas of asset management to advise clients on matters including financing, transaction structuring and regulatory changes, making him a wonderful addition and supporting our position. as one of the financial control measures.”

Established in 2011, Simpson Thacher’s London Funds Practice advises many of Europe’s leading private equity funds on capital and recurring investment matters. The Practice covers the full spectrum of private equity, including buyout, growth, venture capital, private equity, debt, equity e, energy and real estate. The legal team advises on all aspects of capital raising, as well as advising on European retail funds, M&A financial services, and other legal matters. for savings.


Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP ( is one of the world’s leading international law firms. The Office was established in 1884 and has over 1,000 lawyers. Headquartered in New York and offices in Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, São Paulo, Tokyo and Washington, DC, the Company provides coordinated legal advice and transactional capabilities to clients in the whole world.

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