Simon Bishop, Senior Associate at Hausfeld London, specialises in commercial litigation with a particular focus on disputes in the financial services sector. Simon has advised on substantial disputes relating to interest rate derivatives, bank support units, financial benchmark manipulation, banking fraud, shareholder claims, and general commercial matters. He has represented clients in various Courts in England and Wales, including the Chancery and Queen’s Bench Divisions of the High Court and the Court of Appeal. He has extensive experience of cases involving third-party funding and is familiar with alternative dispute resolution, particularly mediation and arbitration (under various rules). His clients include fund managers, publicly listed companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, firms of solicitors, insolvency office holders and lobbying groups.
Before training as a solicitor, Simon worked in derivatives and structured products for some of the world’s most prominent financial services institutions. The technical and industry knowledge gained during that time unquestionably benefits his clients. Having been in-house, he also appreciates the commercial pressures and competitive business climate.
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