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Simon Mills

Call: 1994


Simon Mills is an experienced commercial barrister specialising in civil fraud, banking & finance, insolvency and asset recovery. He is committed to providing a modern litigation and advisory service across most areas of commercial life. He worked in business for 10 years before being called to the Bar and has a solid grounding in the real-world challenges facing modern businesses.

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 Commercial 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.”

Simon is also 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).

In recent years, Simon has been invited to speak at the Alternative & Receivables Finance Forum in London on “Fraud – risk management for alternative finance”, and at the invitation of the Attorney-General of Ghana he spoke on “Fraud, Asset Tracing and Enforcement” in the Volta Region, Ghana.

“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