Simon specialises in large scale, complex commercial litigation with a particular focus on clients in the technology and financial services spaces. He has significant experience in running fraud, white collar crime, regulatory and investigations matters. Simon also advises clients on the contentious aspects of cyber and data security issues.
Simon is regularly called upon to address litigation issues at boardroom and senior management level, in addition to advising General Counsel. Simon acts for an array of blue-chip clients including eBay, Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, PayPal, Uber, Holcim Lafarge, Tokio Marine HCC, Bank of China and other major financial institutions. These clients seek out Simon for his deep understanding of their business and commercial drivers and ability to give strategic advice which often keeps his clients out of the courtroom.
Simon is a member of the International Bar Association and the Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association.
Leading Lawyer - Dispute Resolution
Leading Lawyer - Anti-Bribery & Corruption
Best Lawyer - Alternative Dispute Resolution
Highly Recommended - Dispute Resolution
Acknowledged by peers and clients as a prominent handler of complex commercial litigation mandates
He’s always been a go-to for any litigation or dispute or potential dispute. He provides pragmatic, succinct advice. It’s always helpful to have things we can pick up and run with very quickly
“A real expert in the technology sector and a very capable, strategic partner”
“A standout lawyer, distinguished not only for his swift mastery of complex issues and formulation of expert advice, but also for incredible responsiveness to client needs and for handling all stakeholders with sensitivity and utmost professionalism.”
“I would recommend Simon’s services to any client dealing with a corporate fraud matter. He led the investigations and interviews with key witnesses with professionalism, efficiency and tact and was very responsive and service-oriented.”
“Superb lawyer, very pragmatic and smart, who always seeks the best results for his clients. Is also noted for his strategic insight and straightforward, approachable and friendly manner”
“Prompt, excellent service and superior advice”
“Great knowledge and commercial acumen, who provides superior advice and is an outstanding strategist”