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Simon Birt QC

London, UK Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments

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Global
Energy & Natural Resources - UK

Band 4

Simon Birt QC
Noted for his commercial practice and his representation of oil companies in a wide variety of cases, including North Sea disputes. He has experience acting for Russian oligarchs in joint venture disputes. His recent work has also included complex natural resources disputes in Eastern Europe.
Strengths: "He's very into the detail and someone who will roll up their sleeves and get into the the nitty-gritty of a case."
Recent work: Represented BP, Repsol Sinopec, JX Nippon and ENI in a dispute with Scottish Power regarding the shut-in of the Andrew Field in the North Sea, including claims of force majeure.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial - UK

Band 4

Simon Birt QC
Strengths: "A very smart lawyer and a very smart tactician." "He gets into the detail and has good judgement in court."
Recent work: Defended Ingenious Film Partners against multiple claims brought by around 500 separate claimants relating to fraudulent misrepresentation and conspiracy on the basis that it did not afford the tax benefits that they had anticipated.
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