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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP

107 CHEAPSIDE, LONDON, EC2V 6DN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7862 4600
DX:
557 LONDON/CITY
Email:
Web:
www.orrick.com

Simon Willis

Tel:
Work +44 20 7862 4682
Email:
Web:
www.orrick.com/People/A/2/A/Simon-Willis
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Work Department

Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner

Career

Simon Willis focuses on commercial disputes, often involving financial and professional services institutions, contentious regulatory work and professional negligence. Simon has wide experience of acting for major financial institutions, companies and professional firms in complex litigation, investigations and proceedings by domestic and overseas regulators, professional disciplinary proceedings, ad hoc governmental inquiries and internal investigations. In particular he has acted for those subject to investigations by a wide range of regulatory bodies including the Financial Reporting Council, the Financial Conduct Authority, the Prudential Regulation Authority, the Serious Fraud Office, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Public Company Accounting and Oversight Board.

Languages

English

Education

College of Law of England and Wales, Chester, L.P.C.
University of Birmingham, LL.B.


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP 'provides excellent legal knowledge and analysis, coupled with a sensible, common-sense approach'. The team handles complex, cross-border disputes as well as significant domestic litigation, and it is particularly active in the firm’s core practice areas of finance, energy and technology. Simon Willis' work often involves financial and professional services institutions, contentious regulatory work and professional negligence; and Maria Frangeskides' practice includes international trade, energy, commercial fraud, finance, and shareholder and joint venture disputes. Amanda Voss, Adam Rizzo and Wayne Hofer are notable senior associates. Matthew Lawson retired from the practice.

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