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Simon acts for wholesale and retail banks and other financial institutions in high value multijurisdictional litigation and internal/ regulatory investigations, and enforcement action. He works on sensitive, high-profile matters and his cases often involve complex financial products or markets, large scale retail scenarios, financial crime, or governance, personal accountability and other risk related issues.


Simon is the global head of Freshfields’ financial institution disputes group. He joined Freshfields in 1993 and has been a partner in the dispute resolution practice based in London since 2003.


Simon was editor of Freshfields' book on UK regulatory investigations, 'Financial Services: Investigations; Enforcement' (third edition).