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ELIZABETH HOUSE, 13-19 QUEEN STREET, LEEDS, LS1 2TW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 246 0622
Fax:
Fax 0113 246 7488
DX:
26427 LEEDS PARK SQUARE
Email:
Web:
www.clarionsolicitors.com

Simon Young

Tel:
Work 0113 222 3206
Email:
Web:
www.clarionsolicitors.com/our-services/in-business/dispute-resolution-and-litigation
Clarion

Work Department

Commercial dispute resolution.

Position

Partner and head of commercial dispute resolution. Simon is a highly rated litigator having advised on many high-value commercial disputes, including those involving commercial contracts, shareholders, partnerships, professional negligence, landlord and tenant, development disputes, civil fraud and compulsory purchase order claims. Acted for The FA Premier League and 14 Premier League clubs in the case of FAPL and Others v Panini (UK) Ltd, which became the precedent for incidental inclusion of an artwork in a picture.

Career

Trained Hammonds; qualified 1994; partner Clarion 2002.

Member

Property Litigation Association; Professional Negligence Lawyers Association.

Education

Rossall School; Leeds University; Leeds Metropolitan University (1991: Law Society Finals).

Leisure

Golf; fly fishing; shooting.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

Within: Leading individuals

Simon Young - Clarion

Within: Commercial litigation: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

The commercial litigation team at Clarion has an impressive client roster and a breadth of experience in domestic and international disputes, with growing expertise in the technology, outsourcing and food sectors. Practice head and 'heavyweight litigator' Simon Young has 'a strong reputation in the Leeds market' and attracts praise for 'his diligence and judgement'; other key names to note include Dominic Higham, particularly for IT and outsourcing disputes, experienced litigator and mediator David Williams, and senior associate Kayleigh Fantoni, whose experience spans IT software agreement disputes and acting for financial services businesses in guarantee claims.

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Yorkshire and the Humber: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

The commercial and IT team at Clarion assists its impressive client roster of regional, national and international companies with technology-related transactions and disputes. The group acts for public and private sector clients across numerous sectors, including the healthcare, retail and technology industries. Practice head Matthew Hattersley specialises in advising on complex IT projects with David Cunningham, while Simon Young and Dominic Higham handle contentious IT instructions.

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Sport

Within: Sport

Clarion's cross-departmental sports practice has the ability to leverage a range of experts to assist its client roster, which includes clubs, leagues, sport sector retailers and high-profile sports men and women. Practice head Richard Moran has experience in sales, purchases and the funding of football and rugby clubs, stadium acquisitions and sponsorship agreements. Other names to note include insolvency and restructuring partner Ryan Millmore, litigators Simon Young and Dominic Higham, IP specialist Esther Kirwan, and commercial lawyer Matthew Hattersley.

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