A trailblazer for women in the legal profession, Ms. Simmons is one of the most senior and highly regarded members of the Bar Association in the jurisdiction. She was admitted to the Bar of England and Wales in 1966 and the Bermuda Bar in 1967. She is also a member of the Turks & Caicos Bar and the British Virgin Islands Bar.
Ms. Simmons managed a very successful practice for twenty-seven years and her experience and depth of knowledge in Conveyance, Wills and Estates is unparalleled. She is also one of the preeminent Arbitrators in the jurisdiction.
The Trott & Duncan Educational Scholarship Award was founded in 2007 in honour of Ms. Simmons and is awarded annually to students who have a strong desire and show true dedication to pursuing a career in law.