Practice overview

Simon is an experienced and in demand practitioner, specialising in trusts and estates work (onshore and offshore), property and commercial litigation, and professional negligence work.

Known for his approachable manner, technical knowledge and his commercial and frank advice, Simon believes that the giving of practical and clear advice, combined with persuasive and fearless Courtroom advocacy and an eye for detail, are qualities which clients rightly demand and which he brings to the cases on which he is instructed.

Simon is regularly instructed in complex, multi-party and multi-jurisdictional cases. Recent instructions  with an international element have concerned matters in Hong Kong, Singapore, the Channel Islands, Bermuda, Trinidad and Tobago, the British Virgin Islands, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. He has particular experience of disputes concerning assets and/or parties based in the Middle East.

As well as appearing in the higher courts in England and Wales, he acts in alternative dispute resolution processes. He also accepts instructions to act as an expert in expert determinations.

Simon is ranked in both Chambers and Partners and in The Legal 500.

Commercial disputes

Simon frequently acts in high-value, multi-jurisdictional commercial disputes. Civil fraud claims, company disputes and asset-tracing exercises form the bedrock of his work. He has particular experience in disputes with a Middle Eastern element. He brings a strategic and tenacious approach at every stage of the litigation on which he is instructed. He regularly appears in the higher courts as well as in dispute resolution processes.

Notable instructions include:

  • Appearing for the defendant, Princess Aljawharah Alibrahim, a wife of the late King Fahd of Saudi Arabia, in Asturion Fondation v Alibrahim [2023] EWHC 3305 (Ch) (one of The Lawyer Top 20 Cases for 2023). These proceedings concerned a property on “Billionaire’s Row” in North London. The fiercely contested claim raised multiple questions of Liechtenstein, Swiss and Shari’a Law, as well as English Law. The previous Court of Appeal judgment [2020] 1 WLR 1627 is now the leading authority relating to the striking out of proceedings for abuse of process where a party is alleged to have “warehoused” proceedings.
  • Appearing (with Theo Dixon) for the defendant in Moosa v Mawji [2024] EWHC 335 (Ch).  These ongoing proceedings concern a complex and high-value corporate property investment holding structure and raises issues of Liechtenstein, Swiss and English law.
  • Acting for the successful defendant in Ali Abdullah Alesayi Will Establishment v Ali Alesayi [2023] EWHC 3150 (Ch).  These proceedings concerned the administration of a high-value Saudi Arabian estate and the entitlement to assets held by the deceased in various jurisdictions, including the Caribbean and in Europe.
  • Appearing (with Max Mallin KC) in Al Rawi v Sidawi [2023] EWHC 1415 (Ch). Simon acted as junior counsel for the claimant in a multimillion-pound dispute between former business partners engaged in the acquisition and redevelopment of high value London properties.
  • Appearing (with James Ayliffe KC) in National Stadium Project (Grenada) Corp v NH (Caribbean) Ltd [2020] UKPC 25. Simon acted for the appellant in a dispute concerning the construction of a sports stadium in Grenada in the late 1990s and the entitlement to a multimillion-dollar fund which had been frozen in 1999. It is an important authority on the law of Quistclose trusts and equitable assignment.
  • Appearing (with James Ayliffe KC) in Wilton UK Ltd v Shuttleworth. These were company proceedings concerning a very substantial development of land in the North-east of England. Simon acted for the defendants, defending serious allegations of conspiracy, dishonest assistance, breach of confidence and breach of fiduciary duties.
  • Appearing in SPC Aviation Ltd v Air Link One Ltd [2020] EWHC 1419 (Comm). Simon acted for the former owner of an executive jet in a commercial dispute with the registered charterer by demise, which purported to exercise a lien over the aircraft.
  • Appearing (with Clare Stanley KC) in Interactive Technology Corp Ltd v Ferster [2017] EWHC 1510 (Ch); [2017] EWHC 1799 (Ch). These proceedings concerned the beneficial ownership of an offshore, web-based business, the admissibility of Part 36 offers in split trial proceedings, and the doctrine of election of apparently inconsistent remedies for breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Appearing (with John Wardell KC) in Re Fi Call Ltd. These unfair prejudice proceedings concerned various sale purchase agreements relating to a technology joint venture. The litigation considered, amongst other things, the existence of constitutional and customary values in Saudi Arabia and their impact on disclosure obligations in English courts.
  • Appearing as junior counsel in Cosmetic Warriors Ltd v Amazon.co.uk Ltd [2014] FSR 31. Simon acted for the owner of the ‘Lush’ cosmetics brand in a trademark dispute with the well-known online retailer.
  • Acting (with Nikki Singla KC) for various director defendants in a multimillion-pound dispute concerning alleged breaches of trust and directors’ common law and fiduciary duties.
  • Acting in arbitration proceedings concerning a multimillion-pound construction project in the Middle East.
  • Acting for members of a private company limited by guarantee who were purportedly expelled under the disciplinary procedures contained in the company’s articles of association.
  • Acting for a business intending to offer will-writing and probate services in relation to regulatory requirements under the Legal Services Act 2007.
  • Acting for a cosmetics company in relation to its international distribution agreements and alleged breaches of those agreements by the company’s overseas distributors.
  • Appearing for a defendant in proceedings concerning the sale of allegedly defective switchable transparent glass LCD panels.
  • Acting for a defendant in proceedings concerning an alleged joint venture between business partners. Accounts and inquiries were sought as were the repayment of monies allegedly loaned and the recovery of other luxury assets said to be held as part of the alleged joint venture.
  • Acting for a project management business in relation to a claim for breach of contract arising out of a proposed redevelopment of substantial commercial premises and the funding arrangements to be provided by a local authority.
  • Advising in relation to the validity of a purported buy-back of shares in a private company which did not comply with the formalities set out in the Companies Act 1985 and the Companies Act 2006.
  • Acting for a sub-contractor concerning a potential claim for breach of contract against the head contractor in relation to support services provided on behalf of a local authority.

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  • Quote symbolSimon is approachable and provides excellent client service, going to great lengths to ensure he is available. Commercial and frank in his delivery, and his pleadings are very thorough.

    Chambers & Partners 2024

  • Quote symbolSimon's technical knowledge is superb. He is super responsive and crunches through the work.

    Chambers & Partners 2023

  • Quote symbolHe has an absolute mastery of the law and is also very good on his feet – clients have real confidence in him.

    The Legal 500 2022

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    The Legal 500 2022

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Simon's expertise

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Property

Property law is a core component of Simon’s practice. He is regularly instructed across the gamut of Chambers’ areas of work including: boundary disputes and easements (including wayleaves), overage agreements, restrictive covenants, adverse possession claims, landlord and tenant work (both commercial and residential), mortgagor-mortgagee disputes, TOLATA claims, commercial development agreements, lease renewals, rent reviews, land registration issues and possession proceedings.

Simon is ranked as a leading junior in both Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 for property litigation.

Notable instructions include:

  • Appearing for the defendant, Princess Aljawharah Alibrahim, a wife of the late King Fahd of Saudi Arabia, in Asturion Fondation v Alibrahim [2023] EWHC 3305 (Ch)  (one of The Lawyer Top 20 Cases for 2023). These proceedings concerned a property on “Billionaire’s Row” in North London. The fiercely contested claim raised multiple questions of Liechtenstein, Swiss and Shari’a Law, as well as English Law. The previous Court of Appeal judgment [2020] 1 WLR 1627 is now the leading authority relating to the striking out of proceedings for abuse of process where a party is alleged to have “warehoused” proceedings.
  • Appearing (with Max Mallin KC) in Al Rawi v Sidawi [2023] EWHC 1415 (Ch). Simon acted as junior counsel for the claimant in a multimillion-pound dispute between former business partners engaged in the acquisition and redevelopment of high-value London properties
  • Appearing (with James Ayliffe KC) in National Stadium Project (Grenada) Corp v NH (Caribbean) Ltd [2020] UKPC 25. Simon acted for the appellant in a dispute concerning the construction of a sports stadium in Grenada in the late 1990s and the entitlement to a multimillion-dollar fund which had been frozen in 1999. It is an important recent authority on the law of Quistclose trusts and equitable assignment.
  • Appearing in ongoing proceedings for a claimant seeking to set aside the registration of a parcel of land in the name of the defendant on the basis that the registration was procured by mistake induced by the conduct of the defendant.
  • Appearing for the successful applicant in a five-day trial in the First-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber). A purported transfer of valuable property was set aside on the basis that the transfer had been procured by the fraud of a respondent.
  • Appearing as sole counsel for the appellants in Catalyst Housing Limited v Martin [2018] EWCA Civ 1206 both in the renewed oral application for permission to appeal and the substantive appeal in proceedings concerning contractual succession to an assured tenancy under the Housing Act 1988.
  • Appearing for the claimants/appellants in Wood v Waddington [2014] EWHC 1358 (Ch), [2015] EWCA Civ 538, a case concerning boundary disputes and alleged rights of way.
  • Appearing (with Julian Greenhill KC) in possession proceedings brought in the High Court seeking expedition of the trial as the site was needed urgently for the manufacture of critical components for a national infrastructure project.
  • Appearing for a defendant in a claim for alleged noise nuisance brought by neighbours who complained of the defendant’s use of a wooded area on its land to run outdoor lessons.
  • Appearing for the mortgagee, in possession proceedings relating to a multimillion-pound country estate.
  • Acting for the lessees of land in rectification proceedings where the contractual term of the reversionary underleases had been erroneously recorded resulting in increased Stamp Duty Land Tax.
  • Acting for the executors of an estate in respect of potential rectification claims arising out of conveyances of land containing mistakes as to the description of the parcels conveyed.
  • Acting (with Julian Greenhill KC) for freehold owners in relation to a dispute with their neighbour concerning the extent of rights of way granted by a conveyance of land and alleged nuisances and breaches of restrictive covenants.
  • Advising in a case concerning the purported forfeiture of a business tenancy in the Dubai International Finance Centre for non-payment of rent and relief under the DIFC Real Property Law and DIFC Law of Damages and Remedies.
  • Acting in a landlord and tenant dispute concerning the repairing obligations of high velocity lifts in a newly built tower in London.
  • Acting for a residential tenant of a high-value estate in west London in a dispute as to whether qualified covenants had been waived by the landlord’s predecessor in title.
  • Acting for several heirs under Saudi Arabian law, who sought to have restrictions entered against the titles of UK properties as beneficiaries of an English resulting trust.
  • Acting for a freehold owner seeking possession of land against trespassers who claimed adverse possession over part of the freeholder’s title.
  • Acting for a tenant seeking rectification and variations of a long leasehold estate.
  • Advising trustees of a charitable trust as to their powers in relation to the upkeep of a public recreation ground.
  • Appearing for the landlord in the First-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) in an application under Part IV of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 to vary leases of 32 flats in a holiday park.
  • Appearing (with Martin Hutchings KC) for the third-party, Ford Motor Company Ltd, in Ansa Logistics Ltd v Towerbeg Ltd [2012] EWHC 3651 (Ch). This was a landlord and tenant dispute concerning an alleged breach by the tenant of the covenant against alienation.
  • Acting for the freehold owners of land who had, on legal advice, granted and later extended an option over their land. The principal issues in the case concerned the existence or otherwise of a legal adviser’s duty to revisit earlier advice and whether that duty extended to advising on the commercial consequences of extending the option agreement.
  • Acting for the vendors of freehold owners of land in relation to a potential professional negligence claim against their conveyancing solicitors. The land had been conveyed subject to certain overage provisions which had not then been fully registered by their legal advisors.
  • Acting for the purchasers of an apartment who were in a dispute with their conveyancing solicitors for failing to advise in relation to the increased liability to Stamp Duty Land Tax as a result of a proposed variation to the transaction following exchange of contracts but before completion.
  • Acting for the owners of land seeking to redevelop their garden and open land which land was potentially subject to various restrictive covenants contained in a conveyance between their predecessors in title and the neighbouring landowner.
  • Acting for the owners of a public house in relation to a dispute over a private road regarding rights of access arising under s. 62 of the Law of Property Act 1925 and/or by prescription.
  • Acting for a public body which sought to require statutory undertakers to connect utilities to undeveloped land where the services to be laid had to cross a private road owned by a third-party.
  • Acting in trespass proceedings for a riparian landowner to whose land various individuals were mooring without permission.
  • Appearing (with Andrew Mold KC) in High Court proceedings for breach of fiduciary duty and dishonest assistance, which claims were brought against the claimants’ managing agents and the director of the managing agents.
  • Acting for the owner of land in relation to a claim for breach of fiduciary duty brought against his former agent retained to negotiate a purchase of the neighbouring land in circumstances where the agent subsequently acquired an option over the neighbouring land for his own benefit.

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  • Quote symbolSimon is approachable and provides excellent client service, going to great lengths to ensure he is available. Commercial and frank in his delivery, and his pleadings are very thorough.

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  • Quote symbolSimon's technical knowledge is superb. He is super responsive and crunches through the work.

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  • Quote symbolHe has an absolute mastery of the law and is also very good on his feet – clients have real confidence in him.

    The Legal 500 2022

  • Quote symbolSimon has an incredible appetite for work and is able to process huge amounts of information in a short space of time.

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Trusts, probate and estates: contentious

Simon is a highly sought-after trusts practitioner. He is frequently instructed on high-value, multi-jurisdictional trusts disputes. He has a keen technical eye as well as a robust and practical approach in both contentious and non-contentious matters. He appears frequently in the High Court on trusts and probate matters.

His instructions span the whole spectrum of Chambers’ work including: breach of trust / breach of fiduciary duty claims; contentious probate disputes; trustee applications for directions; VTA claims; trustee and personal representative removal applications; Inheritance Act claims; TOLATA and family disputes; and professional negligence claims relating to trusts and estates matters.

He accepts instructions relating to onshore and offshore matters. Recent instructions with an offshore element have concerned matters in Hong Kong, Singapore, the Channel Islands, Bermuda, Trinidad and Tobago, and the British Virgin Islands.

Notable instructions include:

  • Acting for the successful defendant in Ali Abdullah Alesayi Will Establishment v Ali Alesayi [2023] EWHC 3150 (Ch).  These proceedings concerned the administration of a high-value Saudi Arabian estate and the entitlement to assets held by the deceased in various jurisdictions, including the Caribbean and in Europe . The claim was brought for the benefit of a Saudi estate but was struck out in the absence of an English grant of representation.
  • Appearing (with Fenner Moeran KC) in Grosskopf v Grosskopf [2024] EWHC 291 (Ch).  Simon appeared for the claimant in proceedings seeking the appointment of a judicial trustee.  The judgment addresses, inter alia, the important question of the scope of s.9 of the Arbitration Act 1996 and the arbitrability of trust disputes.
  • Goodrich v AB [2022] WTLR 525 (Ch). Simon acted for the trustees of two employee benefit trusts in an important case concerning the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998, the Civil Partnership Act 2004 and the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 upon older settlements. The judgment considers the construction of employee trust deeds in light of their commercial purposes and whether it is possible to read down the CPA 2004 and the MSSCA 2013 compatibly with the ECHR, specifically articles 8 and 14, to eliminate potentially discriminatory treatment between (i) spouses and civil partners, (ii) opposite sex and same sex spouses and (iii) children and step-children in older settlements.
  • Acting with Clare Stanley KC for a defendant law firm in multi-party professional negligence proceedings.  Two claims are being pursued by professional trustees and an asset-holding company against various parties arising out of an asset restructuring exercise .
  • Appearing (with James Ayliffe KC) in National Stadium Project (Grenada) Corp v NH (Caribbean) Ltd [2020] UKPC 25. Simon acted for the appellant in a dispute concerning the construction of a sports stadium in Grenada in the late 1990s and the entitlement to a multimillion-dollar fund which had been frozen in 1999. It is an important recent authority on the law of Quistclose trusts and equitable assignment.
  • Appearing (with James Ayliffe KC) in Wilton UK Ltd v Shuttleworth. These were company proceedings concerning a very substantial development of land in the north-east of England. Simon acted for the defendants, defending serious allegations of conspiracy, dishonest assistance, breach of confidence and breach of fiduciary duty by a number of directors.
  • Appearing (with Andrew Mold KC) in Long v Rodman [2019] EWHC 753 (Ch), [2019] EWHC 2451 (Ch). Simon acted for two beneficiaries of a multimillion-dollar estate. The beneficiaries successfully sought the removal of the professional administrator following a bitterly contested dispute, in which the professional administrator was, unusually, held not to be entitled to recover the majority of his costs from the estate as a result of the way the litigation had been conducted.
  • Acting as junior counsel in Labrouche v Frey; Re Olga Martin-Montis Will Trusts [2016] EWHC 268 (Ch). Simon acted for the professional trustees in a seven-week High Court trial concerning the administration of multimillion-pound will trusts created in 1980. The claim raised a number of complex issues of Liechtenstein, Swiss and English trust law.
  • Acting as junior London counsel in a very high-value wills and trusts dispute in Hong Kong.
  • Acting for the trustee of a very substantial family trust who had been joined to Part 7 proceedings between the two branches of the family in dispute and where Part 8 proceedings needed to be brought by the trustee for approval of the terms of settlement.
  • Appearing in the High Court to seek the removal of a co-executor because of his alleged fraudulent activities and to make related specific disclosure and third-party disclosure applications.
  • Appearing in the High Court on behalf of a co-executor in relation to a specific disclosure application and directions for the administration of an estate.
  • Appearing in the Court of Protection in relation to the disputed appointments of health and welfare attorneys, and property and financial affairs attorneys.
  • Advising the trustees of an accumulation and maintenance trust as to whether a proposed distribution would comply with the requirements of section 71 of the Inheritance Tax Act 1984 and thus allow the settlement to remain subject to favourable tax treatment.
  • Acting for several heirs under Saudi Arabian law, who sought to have restrictions entered against the titles of UK properties as beneficiaries of an English resulting trust.
  • Advising the settlor of a charitable trust of steps to take where the terms of all the trustees had expired without new trustees having been appointed.
  • Advising trustees of a charitable trust as to their powers in relation to the upkeep of a public recreation ground.
  • Advising as to whether an inter vivos sale of property at an undervalue would be treated as an advancement under the deceased’s will.
  • Acting for the executors of an estate in relation to potential rectification claims arising out of conveyances of land containing mistakes as to the description of the parcels conveyed.
  • Acting for the beneficiary of two will trusts in professional negligence proceedings brought against the solicitors retained to draft the wills of the testator and testatrix.
  • Acting (with Andrew Child) for the father of a family who was being sued for alleged breaches of trust in relation to the management of the family’s extensive property portfolio which was owned through various offshore entities.
  • Advising outgoing trustees of a very substantial investment fund in relation to the vesting of onshore and offshore trust assets in incoming trustees.
  • Appearing in various Inheritance Act claims, including acting for claimants, defendants and executors.

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  • Quote symbolSimon's technical knowledge is superb. He is super responsive and crunches through the work.

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Trusts, probate and estates: non-contentious

Simon is instructed in traditional private client work, including advising upon and drafting trust deeds and related documentation, advising upon estate administration and non- contentious probate matters and discrete tax issues connected with such matters.

Although much of Simon’s non-contentious work is confidential, Simon’s instructions in this area have included the following:

  • Advising trustees on the scope and exercise of their powers, their obligations to beneficiaries and appointments to, and the exclusion of, beneficiaries.
  • Advising upon new and existing trust deeds, and associated documentation such as deeds of release, deeds of appointment and deeds of variation.
  • Advising charitable trustees as to the scope of their powers and upon prospective applications to the Charity Commission.
  • Advising on momentous trustee decisions and the desirability of making applications to bless such decisions under the High Court’s Public Trustee v Cooper jurisdiction.
  • Advising on the history of the administration of trusts, and on the need for applications to court for directions.
  • Advising upon prospective applications under s. 57 of the Trustee Act 1925.
  • Advising on matters under the Settled Land Act 1925.
  • Advising upon and appearing in applications under the Variation of Trusts Act 1958.
  • Advising trustees and others upon connected tax matters such as UK IHT, CGT and SDLT.

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  • Quote symbolSimon is approachable and provides excellent client service, going to great lengths to ensure he is available. Commercial and frank in his delivery, and his pleadings are very thorough.

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  • Quote symbolSimon's technical knowledge is superb. He is super responsive and crunches through the work.

    Chambers & Partners 2023

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    The Legal 500 2022

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Simon's Details

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Registered name: Mr Simon Philip John Atkinson
VAT number: 138807001

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Qualifications and Appointments

  • BA (History) / BSc (Chemistry) – Melbourne University
  • MA (Law) – Trinity College, Cambridge University

Memberships

  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Property Bar Association
  • Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists
  • STEP
  • Commercial Bar Association

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