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Addleshaw Goddard

EXCHANGE TOWER, 19 CANNING STREET, EDINBURGH, EH3 8EH, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 228 2400
Fax:
Fax 0131 222 9800
DX:
ED27 EDINBURGH
Email:
Web:
www.addleshawgoddard.com

Simon Catto

Tel:
Work 0131 222 9560
Email:
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Dispute Resolution.

Position

Simon is head of the dispute resolution team in Scotland and a solicitor advocate. He regularly handles complex and high value cases in both Sheriff Court and the Court of Session with a particular focus on commercial, contractual, insolvency and sports related disputes. Simon specialises in the full range of commercial, contractual and insolvency disputes. His clients range from insolvency practitioners, banks and public limited companies to small privately owned companies and partnerships. Clients also include UK football clubs and professional sportsmen in the fields of football and athletics. Simon is the appointed solicitor member of the board of the Scottish Court Service. He is also a member of the firm’s Scottish and UK managing boards.

Career

Trained Ledingham Chalmers; qualified 1997; training partner HBJ Gateley 2006-07, qualified as solicitor advocate 2007, head of litigation department 2007 to date, member of managing board (Scotland) 2007, member of the UK board 2008.

Languages

French.

Member

The Law Society of Scotland; solicitor member Board of the Scottish Court and Tribunal Service; Solicitor Advocate.

Education

Robert Gordons College; Edinburgh University (1994 LLB Hons; 1995 DipLP).


Scotland: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Addleshaw Goddard acts for corporate entities and individuals in a wide range of contractual and shareholder disputes, including insolvency-related matters. Commercial litigator Peter Anderson joined Simon Catto's team from Clyde & Co LLP in July 2018.

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Scotland: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

Jointly led by Simon Catto and Joan Devine, the 'experienced' team at Addleshaw Goddard handles a wide range of contentious property issues for companies and high-net-worth individuals such as the recovery of rent arrears, dilapidation claims, and claims for compensation arising from compulsory purchases as well as eviction, lease, title and access matters. Managing associate and real estate litigator Edward Gratwick is recommended.

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