Simon is an experienced disputes, risk and regulatory advisor to an array of blue-chip clients in the technology and financial services sectors. He specialises in large scale, complex commercial litigation and 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.
In addition to advising General Counsel, Simon is regularly called upon to address litigation issues at boardroom and senior management level. His clients – which include Google, eBay, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, PayPal, Goodman Fielder, Wesfarmers, Klarna and Bank of China – seek out Simon for his deep understanding of their business and commercial drivers and ability to provide strategic advice which often keeps his clients out of the courtroom.
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”