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Senior Associate Simon Thomas, Called To Local Bar & Receives Two Awards From Law Society Of Jersey

March 2015

27th January 2015

Baker & Partners celebrates the achievements of Simon Thomas, Advocate and Senior Associate, who has been called to the Jersey Bar and received two awards from the Law Society of Jersey

Simon was called to the Jersey Bar in December 2014.

Before moving to Jersey Simon practiced at a leading set of Barristers’ Chambers in London.  He is a highly experienced Courtroom and Trial advocate with over seventeen years’ experience in civil and criminal cases in the Courts of England and Wales at all levels up to and including the Privy Council. He has worked on cases in Jersey alongside the lawyers at Baker & Partners since 2003 and in 2012 he accepted an offer to join the firm on a full time basis as a key addition to its litigation practice.

Since that time he has advised local institutions and individuals in relation to trusts and commercial disputes as well as regulatory issues. He has drawn on his extensive courtroom experience to advise on the effective conduct of litigation. As a Jersey Advocate he will practice across the full range of the dispute resolution work undertaken at the firm.

Stephen Baker, Senior Partner at Baker & Partners, commented:

“Simon’s recent achievements are testament to both his extensive experience at the English Bar, and his flourishing legal career here in Jersey. The awards he has won demonstrate his expertise in important areas of Jersey Law. He continues to go from one professional milestone to the next and I congratulate him on these excellent results.”

Simon Thomas added:

“I’m delighted to receive these awards and to be called to the Jersey Bar, and look forward to the continued development of my legal career here in Jersey.”

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