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Simon Hughes

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments

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UK Bar
Construction - London (Bar)

Band 1

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Simon Hughes QC
Silk with a standout reputation given his sterling work on prominent cases at both the national and international levels. He receives instructions in high-value litigation, adjudication and international arbitration cases running the full gamut of construction issues. He is highlighted for his deep knowledge of construction contracts, especially within the FIDIC framework.
Strengths: "He has a phenomenal work rate and enthusiasm matched only by the quality of the product. He is a real go-to silk who is great with clients and a pleasure to work with." "He is supremely bright and very good with a tribunal."
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Energy & Natural Resources - London (Bar)

Band 3

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Simon Hughes QC
A well-known construction silk with noted experience in the energy sector. He frequently appears in international disputes involving oil fields, coal-fired power plants and nuclear power plants.
Strengths: "Absolutely amazing. He listens to all the arguments then forms an opinion." "He has been a pleasure to work with – great with clients, extremely responsive and superb in terms of strategy." "He's absolutely tremendous."
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International Arbitration: Construction/Engineering - London (Bar)

Band 2

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Simon Hughes QC
Receives a steady flow of instructions from clients around the world, including Africa, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. He mainly acts in disputes arising in the construction, shipping and energy sectors. He has experience acting in arbitrations under ICC and DIAC proceedings.
Strengths: "A very engaging advocate." "He is a consummate professional and pleasure to work with."
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