Simon has over 28 years’ experience in international commercial litigation and arbitration, civil fraud and asset tracing. He acts for a broad range of clients, including large corporates, private equity houses, financial institutions, banks and ultra-high net worth individuals, in addition to foreign government agencies and state-owned companies. He has undertaken investigations into complex, worldwide frauds, conspiracies and insolvencies, and has experience in coordinating parallel cross border disputes and proceedings before a number of courts and tribunals.
Simon advises on high value complex commercial disputes, including investment banking disputes, breaches of trust and fiduciary duty, professional negligence, money laundering, bribery and corruption, shareholder disputes, as well as a range of general commercial disputes. He has a strong reputation for his commercial awareness, and strategic thinking which is coupled with his skill in managing large, complex cross border issues.
Trained Herbert Smith 1987; Qualified 1989; Partner Herbert Smith 1997; Partner Latham & Watkins 2013; Partner Signature Litigation 2017.
London Solicitors Litigation Association; International Bar Association; Professional Advisors to the International Art Market.
General Editor of ‘International Fraud and Asset Tracing’, ‘Getting the Deal Through Dispute Resolution’; Co-author of ‘Disclosure of Information: Norwich Pharmacal and Related Principles’.