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Simon Williams

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Profile: Professional Liability

Experience and Expertise

Simon advises and acts, mainly in the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales and in mediation, for both claimants and defendants in claims against a variety of professionals including accountants, solicitors, barristers, surveyors, architects and insurance brokers.


Cases of Note


He is currently acting for a purchaser of property whose conveyancing solicitor failed to protect her interest in the property pending a delayed completion resulting in part of the property being conveyed to a third party and for a company whose workshop was flooded following the admitted negligence of a contractor involved in the renovation of adjacent pipework.

Current instructions also include those on behalf of a litigant whose solicitor failed to bring material documents to the attention of the Court of Appeal resulting in the overturning of a significant judgment in his favour in the court below.



Simon is again recommended as a leading junior for professional negligence work in the latest edition of The Legal 500 which describes him as “highly regarded”. The 2015 edition of the Legal 500 reported the comment from clients that “He is first class and really knows what he is doing


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Simon Williams
"He receives acclaim from clients for his professional negligence and damages-related work...He's very confident and very approachable."

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