Simon advises and acts on behalf of individuals and corporate clients in a variety of disputes in this area, including those concerned with contracts for the sale of goods, contracts for the supply of goods and services, employment contracts, insurance contracts, partnerships, securities, and the management and control of companies, including rights of minority shareholders and breaches of directors’ duties.
He appears regularly in the Commercial, Business, TCC, Insolvency and Companies lists of the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales on both interlocutory matters, including applications for urgent interim relief, and at trial, and in the Court of Appeal. He also appears regularly in mediation and arbitration.
He recently acted for a surety who successfully defended a multi-million pound claim based on his guarantee of loans to a related property development company and is currently acting for a judgment creditor seeking to enforce a substantial judgment against one of two former partners in the business who claims not to have been a partner at the material time.
He is also currently acting for an educational trust being sued by a school to which it is allegedly heavily indebted following a complex management arrangement and continues to advise respondents to a claim which is the subject of an LCIA arbitration.