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Simon specialises in complex high value financial work, including matrimonial finance, inheritance claims, probate and Court of Protection work as well as civil disputes between family members, trusts claims and civil enforcement. He provides advocacy and advisory services in England and Wales, Gibraltar, Jersey, the Cayman Islands and further afield.

Simon has represented clients in the lower courts and in the Courts of Appeal of England, Jersey and the Cayman Islands, the Supreme Court and the Privy Council. He has reported cases in every division of the High Court of England and Wales.


Called 1999. Called to the Bar of the Cayman Islands ad hoc since 2011, Called to the Bar of Gibraltar ad hoc since 2013.

Professional Memberships

FLBA; London Common Law & Chancery Bar Association; The Denning Society.


Co-author of 'Divorce & Bankruptcy: A Practical Guide for a Family Lawyer'. Contributor to 'Duckworths Matrimonial Finance & Taxation (Bankruptcy).' Contributor to Ross "Inheritance Act Claims and Challenges." Guest Lecturer - University of the West Indies (Barbados) 2013.


Sir Thomas Alleynes High School, Oxford University (MA) Lecturer and Moderator in Law (University of East London 1998 - 1999) Inns of Court School of Law, Sir Thomas More Scholar. Married with two children.