Simon is a member of the Corporate Restructuring and Recovery department and a partner in the dispute resolution team. Simon has a wealth of experience in advising creditors, debtors, directors, business owners, lenders and insolvency practitioners in both contentious corporate and individual insolvency matters, prior to the need for legal proceedings arising. Where proceedings become necessary, Simon has acted in disputes at all levels, from the County Court to the Supreme Court.

  • Acted in Supreme Court in appeal concerning the circumstances in which a transaction at an undervalue would be considered an unauthorised return of capital
  • Acted in Court of Appeal in dispute over construction of a solicitor’s undertaking
  • Acted in Privy Council Appeal (from Bahamas) in construction of will of multimillion-dollar estate
  • Acted for Supervisor of a high-value Voluntary Arrangement defeating various challenges to the arrangement
  • Represented shareholder in a complex company members case regarding a disputed application for an Administration Order and other surrounding litigation between the parties
  • Acted for liquidator of financial services company on issues of trust claimed over client monies and assets, including associated litigation in the USA
  • Acted for fixed charge receivers of real estate portfolio concerning contractual issues arising in respect of charged assets
  • Acted for lender in Land Registry Adjudication concerning allegations of forged title documents
  • Represented a record company creditor against the liquidator of an online music retailer, establishing royalties earned and held by liquidator were to be paid to the creditor
  • Advised in trade mark dispute over disputed use of a mark in financial services sector
  • Advised in substantial defamation claim for online media agency resulting in early confidential settlement
  • 1990 - Present | Seddons, Partner
  • 1983 - 1986 | Middlesex University, LLB

Firmwide awards

  • Solicitors for the Elderly
  • British Italian Lawyers Association
  • Indian Council of Arbitration
  • Super Lawyers
  • Who's Who Legal
  • Legal 500 2019
  • UK Lawyer Top 200 - Listed Firm 2019
  • Chambers 2019
  • Times Best Law Firm 2020