Simon Clegg > Chambers of Richard Atkins KC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Atkins KC
St Philips Chambers
B2 5LS


Simon has extensive experience of a wide range of commercial litigation. His principal practice areas are in commercial, business, banking, company, partnership and property disputes. After developing a practice in Birmingham, Simon spent three years working as a solicitor at what is now known as Herbert Smith Freehills in Sydney, Australia conducting high value commercial and insolvency litigation before returning to Birmingham and developing his current practice. Simon regularly advises and acts in matters proceeding in all divisions of the High Court undertaking both interim applications and trials. He has represented parties in a number of arbitrations and mediations. He is also an accredited mediator and has mediated a number of commercial disputes.


Called 1980; Lincoln Inn.


Commercial Bar Association; Midlands Commercial and Chancery Bar Association.


University College, London (LLB Hons).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Commercial litigation

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Simon CleggSt Philips Chambers ‘Simon is excellent at assessing the commercial considerations of a case and identifying the core legal arguments. His judgement is excellent, and his drafting skills are very good.’