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Adv Simon Thomas
Simon was educated at Oxford and called to the English Bar in 1995. He undertook a mixed civil and criminal practice at 7 Bedford Row Chambers, London, between 1997 and 2012.
He joined Baker & Partners in October 2012 before qualifying at the Jersey Bar in 2014; achieving the highest mark of his year in the Trusts, Property, Contract and Family papers as part of the Jersey Bar Exams. He has appeared regularly in the Courts in Jersey since qualifying.
Simon has over 20 years practical courtroom experience. He undertakes work which spans a number of diverse areas of law including contentious trusts litigation, employment law, public law and judicial review, licensing and family law.
He is also skilled in the handling of cases with an international aspect, including; asset tracing, international legal assistance (in particular dealing with issues that arise when Jersey is asked to assist criminal investigations in another jurisdiction) and Proceeds of Crime issues (particularly in relation to frozen funds).
He was appointed a Crown Advocate in 2015.
Simon retains his English Practising Certificate and is able to practice at the English Bar.
Litigation boutique Baker & Partners is active in a range of matters, although the firm has a particular strength in matters across areas including asset tracing. Stephen Baker is active in complex cases involving civil fraud, as is Simon Thomas, as well as more general commercial litigation and insolvency. William Redgrave continues to be instructed in major cases, such as the Crociani saga. James Sheedy, who is particularly notable in the trusts area, Charlie Sorensen, who is particularly busy in commercial and civil fraud matters, and the English-qualified Lynne Gregory are key senior associates.