Qualifications : BA, LLB, University of Auckland.
Simon is a member of the commercial dispute resolution team, representing diverse clients across a broad range of disputes. He has a particular interest in construction disputes, corporate insolvency and mediation as a form of dispute resolution.
Simon was admitted in 2004 and has appeared in the Family Court, District Court (civil and criminal), High Court (civil and criminal) and Appellate Courts, including appearances in the Supreme Court. He is a Recommended Lawyer, Dispute Resolution, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021.
Before joining Tompkins Wake in 2009 Simon worked for Central Government and as a junior barrister in a highly regarded Auckland Chambers.
Simon enjoys helping clients reach great outcomes through problem-solving and unraveling legal and factual complexities to identify the key issues at the heart of a dispute.
Areas of expertise
- Construction and Building Disputes
- Contract Disputes
- Debt Recovery
- Insurance Disputes
- Shareholder Disputes
- Property Disputes
- Corporate Insolvency
- Meditation and Negotiation
- Regulatory Prosecutions
- Recommended Lawyer, Dispute Resolution, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021