Allen & Overy returns to Simmons for two more partners in global IP push

A&O picks up third and fourth partner hires from Simmons in City in as many months as it targets US and Germany for further IP growth

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Allen & Overy (A&O) has hired two intellectual property (IP) partners from Simmons & Simmons in London, taking its haul from the UK firm to four in as many months.

The magic circle firm has hired IP partner Mark Heaney, who joined Simmons from US firm Baker Botts last year, alongside fellow Simmons IP partner David Stone (pictured).

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