Fiona Simpson > Kingsley Napley LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Kingsley Napley LLP
20 Bonhill Street

Work Department

Dispute resolution.


Fiona specialises in civil fraud litigation, advising clients bringing or defending civil fraud proceedings, often involving injunctions and often with an international dimension. Fiona regularly advises on freezing orders and asset tracing.

Fiona regularly advises  directors, shareholders and companies involved in breach of duty disputes or unfair prejudice petitions. She also advises clients in commercial dispute resolution matters including breaches of contract, partnership disputes and professional negligence. Fiona has acted on many cases involving jurisdiction matters where a party is domiciled outside England and Wales and/or where the subject matter of a claim involves other jurisdictions.

She has been appointed by the High Court to act as a Supervising Solicitor in relation to the execution of Search Orders.

Fiona was a contributing author to Lexology’s Getting The Deal Through 2020 – Asset Recovery.


Partner Kingsley Napley LLP 2014 to date.


Fraud Lawyers Association, Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association, London Solicitors Litigation Association

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

One of the best mid-market commercial litigation firms in London‘, Kingsley Napley LLP routinely represents foreign governments, professional football clubs, casino operators, listed companies, banks and corporations, as well as offshore trustees and HNW individuals; and the team is increasingly active in cases arising out of large-scale investigations. Commercial litigation specialist Richard Foss leads the dispute resolution department, which features Ryan Mowat, an expert in contentious trusts and estates; the ‘much-in-demand lawyerWilliam ChristopherSue Thackeray, whose cases often incorporate privacy, data protection and hacking issues; and Fiona Simpson, whose instructions frequently involve offshore jurisdictions, Switzerland and CIS countries. Also integral to the practice, Mary Young acts in claims against professionals, while insolvency litigator Michael Mulligan is ‘a dogged advocate for his clients‘. In March 2023, Melanie Hart, who maintains a broad disputes practice, joined from Ince Gordon Dadds, while Laurence Clarke is ‘a standout senior associate‘.