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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Simon Orton

London, UK UK Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory , Banking Litigation
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Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory - UK-wide

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Simon Orton is regularly sought out by clients with global reach for his experience acting in regulatory proceedings.
"He's very sensible, smart, responsive and practical."
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Banking Litigation - London (Firms)

Band 1

Clients go to Simon Orton for his 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.
"He is thoughtful, responsive and makes sure we get the best legal advice we can get." "A well-known and very good litigator who represents big clients."
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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.

Career

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.

Publications

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

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Simon Orton

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