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Simon Mills

Call: 1994


Simon Mills is an experienced commercial barrister specialising in commercial litigation and arbitration, in particular civil fraud and asset tracing, banking & finance litigation, and contentious insolvency.

Simon is known for his user-friendly service and practical approach to helping his clients who are mainly financial institutions and banks, companies and insolvency practitioners.


Simon been long been recognised as a leading barrister in Commercial Dispute Resolution in Chambers and Partners, and Chambers Global, and is recommended in Civil FraudCommercial Litigation, and Banking and Finance in Legal 500. Directory quotes comment that he is “A formidable advocate and a must-have part of our litigation arsenal”, “Brilliant at devising strategies and commercial solutions to the most complex issues”, “Simon Mills is a master tactician who is as good on his feet as he is on paper”, “Readily available, irrespective of time zones and will work around clients to include after-hour conferences – goes above and beyond.

Simon is an established author on a wide-range of topics on the law of business, insolvency and finance, including “Salinger on Factoring” (2020) and “Goode on Proprietary Rights and Insolvency in Sales Transactions” (2010). A new updated edition of Salinger is due to be published in 2024.

Simon is also regularly invited to speak to industry and potential clients at high profile conferences on commercial law and fraud. On 28 June 2024 he will be speaking on the FIRE Crypto webinar on “Seizing and Selling Crypto assets in Civil and Commercial Disputes”.

“Simon will really fight the corner of his clients and gets the job done – he’s highly regarded as a senior junior but in truth can out-perform most QCs.” “A great barrister when you have a big fight on your hands. Not afraid to roll up his sleeves, he is a hard worker who is lovely to work with.”
Chambers & Partners 2023