Simon Ramsden > Capital Law Limited > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Capital Law Limited
CF10 4AZ

Work Department

Commercial Disputes
Public Law & Regulatory


Simon is a Senior Associate in our Public Law and Regulatory team.

He advises public bodies, regulators and all those affected by their decisions.

Simon qualified with the Government Legal Service and has over 10 years’ experience of high profile, complex and sensitive litigation up to and including the UK Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights.

He has also worked on a number of public inquiries and inquests, including those into the London 7/7 bombings and the deaths of Baha Mousa and Alexander Litvinenko, and was Solicitor to Dame Heather Hallett’s independent review of the administrative scheme concerning “on-the-runs” in Northern Ireland.

Simon joined us from The Pensions Regulator where he advised on regulatory decision-making and enforcement.


  • Senior Associate, Capital Law Limited (Mar 2021 – present)
  • Litigation Lawyer, The Pensions Regulator (2017 – 2021)
  • Senior Lawyer, Government Legal Department (the Treasury Solicitor’s Department) (2010 – 2017)
  • Lawyer, Government Legal Department (2006 – 2010)
  • Legal Trainee, Government Legal Department (2005 – 2006)


  • The General Council of the Bar
  • Middle Temple
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association (ALBA)


  • London School of Economics and Political Science: Certificate in International Human Rights Law and Practice (2007)
  • Called to the Bar: Middle Temple (2005)
  • BPP Law School: Bar Vocational Course (2004-2005)
  • BPP Law School: Diploma in Law (2002-2003)
  • University of Durham: Modern History BA (Hons) (1998 – 2001)