Camille Saettel, Counsel; Credit: Simmons & Simmons

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has announced the launch of both Technology, Media and Telecommunication (TMT) and Healthcare & Life Sciences (HLS) sectors in Luxembourg, with the addition of Camille Saettel as a Counsel as of 15 September 2022.

In continuation of its expansion plans, Simmons & Simmons Luxembourg hired Camille Saettel as a Counsel. With Camille coming on board, the Luxembourg office is diversifying into new service domains and expanding its footprint in the TMT and HLS sectors, two key sectors for the firm.

Camille brings market-leading experience representing major private sector and government clients across the life sciences and health industries and has a strong focus on digital transformation, technology procurement, data privacy, cyber security and technology-driven transactions. She is also a litigator in her areas of practice and assists on judicial and extra-judicial matters with a special focus in regulatory.

"We are excited to have Camille join Simmons", said Thierry Somma, national practice group head of the Corporate team in Luxembourg. "Adding these new practices is a significant strategic step for us and another representation of our strategic focus on becoming international market leaders in our global sectors".

Alexandre Regnault, Head of the firm's HLS sector group, added: "Our Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice has expanded to real significance over the past few years. Adding someone like Camille will definitely add an element of support, bringing tremendous value to our clients in Luxembourg and globally".

"She has all the tools necessary and the according mindset", completed Head of Simmons TMT sector group, Alex Brown. "Camille's practice is 100% in line with our focus on serving highly innovative companies in cutting-edge industries".

Commenting on her new role, Camille said: "I am excited to leverage the firm's deep and talented HLS and TMT teams, including their preeminent regulatory practices, to complement my litigation and transactional focus in those spaces. I feel privileged to be part of such an important large scale project and I am glad Simmons trust me to run it efficiently".