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Provided by Simon Orton

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Simon acts for financial institutions, financial sponsors and other large 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.

Career

Simon is the co-head of the firm's Financial Institutions Group. He joined Freshfields in 1993 and has been a partner in the dispute resolution practice based in London since 2003.

Publications

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

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Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory - UK-wide
1
Band 1

Simon Orton is regularly sought out by clients with global reach for his experience acting in regulatory proceedings.


Banking Litigation - UK-wide
2
Band 2

Simon Orton has extensive expertise in domestic and international banking disputes. He routinely acts for investment banks in the defence of major cross-jurisdictional claims, as well as advising on contentious regulatory matters.

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