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Chambers of Andrew Smith QC

55 TEMPLE ROW, BIRMINGHAM, B2 5LS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 246 7000
Fax:
Fax 0121 246 7001
DX:
723240 BIRMINGHAM-56
Email:
Web:
www.st-philips.com

Simon Davis

Tel:
Work 0121 246 7000
Email:
St Philips Chambers (Chambers of Andrew Smith QC)

Position

Simon specialises in prosecuting and defending complex and serious cases. He has been instructed in complex fraud, money laundering, company director disqualification and insolvency cases. He is on the approved list of counsel at the International Criminal Court (the ICC), the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (the ICTY) and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (the STL). Since May 2009, he has been actively involved in the defence and appeal of Vinko Pandurevic (co-counsel) on charges of, inter alia, genocide and conspiracy to commit genocide before the ICTY. In addition, he has prosecuted on behalf of the SFO, BIS, HMRC, CPS (Grade 4 prosecutor) and CPS CCU. In serious crime, he has significant experience defending and prosecuting murder, manslaughter, violence, drug importation and serious sexual offences. In regulatory work, he has conducted many trademark and copyright cases and has represented the author of ‘Northern Soul Top 500’ (Kevin Roberts) in respect of alleged counterfeit black vinyl. His current cases involve a travel agent for alleged breaches of ATOL and IATA regulations; a defendant charged with conspiracy to cheat in respect of a CIS fraud; a defendant charged with people trafficking. Simon has considerable experience of appearing before various types of tribunal. He presents seminars and teaches advocacy on a regular basis. In addition, he is computer literate with experience of ‘Livenote’, ‘Ringtail’ and ‘Ecourt’ systems.

Career

Called 1990; Middle Temple.

Member

Criminal Bar Association; European Criminal Bar Association; Association of Military Court Advocates; Midland Fraud Forum.

Education

Trinity College, University of Cambridge (MA Hons).


Regional Bar : Midland Circuit

Crime

Within: Crime – Leading juniors

Simon Davis - St Philips ChambersHe has experience in high-value fraud cases.

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