Simon acts on behalf of IT consultants, accountants, auditors, actuaries, architects and engineers, directors & officers, surveyors and valuers and other professionals.
Simon has acted on a number of landmark professional negligence actions in each of the above areas. He has amassed extensive experience of multi-jurisdictional commercial insurance and professional liability disputes.
Prior to the merger with Clyde & Co in 2011, Simon was the Senior Partner at Barlow Lyde & Gilbert LLP.
Defending an international firm of IT consultants in relation to a failed software implementation.
Defending an international firm of property consultants in relation to the largest valuation claim in the UK.
Acting on behalf of international property consultants in relation to a substantial claim related to the global financial crisis.
Acting on behalf of a claims management agency in respect of a complex claim.
Acting on behalf of a global firm of accountants in respect of multi-jurisdictional professional liability claims.
Simon's practice focuses on commercial dispute resolution and professional liability. He served as the firm's Senior Partner and Chair of its Global Management Board between 2016 and 2019, having previously headed up its insurance practice.