“There would have been no resolution of this matter without your patience and quiet determination to bring it about”
Career at the Bar
More than 30 years in practice as a barrister have equipped Simon with the kind of experience recognised by the leading legal directories. He has appeared frequently in what are now the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales. He has also appeared regularly in the Court of Appeal, in the First Tier and Upper Tribunals and also in one of the last cases to be heard by the Judicial Committee of the House of Lords.
Dispute Resolution Legal 500
In 2018 Simon was inducted into the Legal 500 Hall of Fame for his work as a mediator. He now provides mediation services as a Fellow of the Civil Mediation Council and is recommended as a leading mediator in the current edition of the Legal 500.
Simon’s goal in all his mediations is to assist the parties to reach a lasting settlement of their dispute. He has a calm, empathetic, yet purposeful approach and can be practical and pro-active where necessary. He brings to his mediations a wealth of dispute resolution experience and, where appropriate, a strong sense of the commercial realities of a case.
“Brilliant with clients, he never fails to deliver” Legal 500
- Disputes of any value in the UK (or offshore)
- International disputes
- Property & construction disputes
- Commercial disputes
- Disputes involving trusts & probate
- Employment & workplace disputes
- Professional negligence disputes
- Disputes involving partnerships, companies & shareholders
- Disputes involving highly emotional issues
Comments by professional clients
Very bright and personable, has the right temperament for a mediator
Your tactful and sensitive dealing with the personalities was a significant contribution to us reaching settlement
Your conduct of the mediation was exemplary.
This matter would not have settled without your professional and non-partisan approach. I have no hesitation in recommending your services in the future
You immediately put the client at ease which no doubt contributed to the satisfactory conclusion of the dispute
There would have been no resolution of this matter without your patience and quiet determination to bring it about
Very user friendly and has an innate ability to remain calm in a crisis.
Simon is thorough, inventive and always communicates in a clear and unfussy way