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Boodle Hatfield LLP

240 BLACKFRIARS ROAD, LONDON, SE1 8NW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7629 7411
Fax:
Fax 020 7629 2621
DX:
53 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.boodlehatfield.com
London SE1, London W1K, Oxford

Simon Fitzpatrick

Tel:
Work 020 7629 7411
Email:
Boodle Hatfield LLP

Work Department

Litigation.

Position

Simon's practice covers a broad range of commercial litigation. Simon is leader of the commercial litigation team and joint head of the Arts Group. He provides services to a range of clients including high net worth individuals and privately owned companies, recently advising on corporate and contractual disputes, claims for breach of warranty, art law and art litigation, and professional negligence claims.
Much of Simon's work is for international clients and involves working with lawyers in other jurisdictions to resolve commercial disputes both in this country and abroad. Simon heads up Boodle Hatfield's relationship with TAGLaw, a global alliance of high quality, independent law firms with more than 4,000 lawyers worldwide.
Simon has specialist knowledge of art law and art litigation including auction house misattribution, auction house negligence, authenticity and provenance claims.
Simon also has particular knowledge of the law relating to agrochemicals and the pesticide regulation system both in England and Europe and regularly advises clients on regulatory issues arising from the sale of pesticides.

Career

Solicitor 1991-97 Boodle Hatfield, Partner 1997 Boodle Hatfield, Head of Department (Dispute Resolution) 2001. Current directorships: director of the Bond Street Association.

Education

Southampton University.


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Leading individuals

Simon Fitzpatrick - Boodle Hatfield LLP

Within: Commercial litigation

Boodle Hatfield LLP's litigation team 'provide the same high quality of work and results that more than match a Magic - or Silver - Circle firm, yet with more direct partner level involvement that is not reflected in the costs charged'. The team advises on significant commercial disputes and is highly regarded for its arts law and arts finance litigation experience. Simon Fitzpatrick leads the commercial litigation team and senior associate Kellie Jones acts for several high-net-worth individuals from the Middle East, particularly in disputes involving joint ventures. Tim  Maxwell left for Charles Russell Speechlys LLP.

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London: Private client

Art and cultural property

Within: Leading individuals

Simon Fitzpatrick - Boodle Hatfield LLP

Within: Art and cultural property

Under the leadership of Simon Fitzpatrick at Boodle Hatfield LLP the team regularly advises on high-profile art litigation as well as on private art sales disputes. It is a full service offering that acts for a broad range of artists from well-known and high-net-worth artists, through to up-and-coming street artists. The skilled group is also increasingly acting for galleries, auction houses and museums. The department has particular skill in advising on significant art and luxury asset financing in the UK. Natasha Hassall is another known name for her work on long-term estate and tax planning. Hassall acts for various large landed estates where there is heritage property and substantial art collections. Becky Shaw is also recommended. However, it remains to be seen what impact the recent departures of Tim  Maxwell and Rudy Capildeo to Charles Russell Speechlys LLP will have on the practice.

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