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 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 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 and for the Defendant in a £40 million claim for repayment of a loan to his construction company backed by a personal guarantee and a charge over property.
He is currently advising a construction industry training organisation as to its potential relief against the industry training board who wrongly prevented it from training candidates for a significant period of time, and also advising respondents to a claim which is the subject of an LCIA arbitration.