Derek Simmons joined MDY Legal’s development finance practice in October 2015. After qualifying with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, London, he subsequently worked for UK city law firms and Aozora Bank in Tokyo. His practice focuses primarily on project and asset finance for both sponsors and lenders, and has also included syndicated loans, M&A, oil & gas and construction contracts.
Derek speaks Japanese.
Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales in 2008.
College of Law, London - Legal Practice Course and Graduate Diploma in Law
School of Oriental and African Studies - MA (Japanese Studies)
Warwick University - BA (History & Politics)