About
    Simon

    Simon has a wealth of experience in corporate and individual insolvency, as well as intellectual property, and has a strong reputation for his banking work. He has acted in disputes at all levels, from the County Courts 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

    • British Italian Lawyers Association
    • Chambers 2018 - Leading Firm
    • Indian Council of Arbitration
    • Legal 500 2018
    • Solicitors for the Elderly
    • Super Lawyers
    • The Lawyer UK 200 - Listed Firm 2018
    • Who's Who Legal