Simon Goldring > Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP
15th Floor, Milton House
Milton Street

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Simon is a partner and focuses on trust litigation, and wills and estates disputes, both onshore and offshore and commercial disputes including fraud, partnership and minority shareholder actions, tax litigation, IP and areas of marital law such as pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements.

Simon has considerable experience in advising on corporate transactions, wealth planning and trust matters for a wide range of clients, which include individuals, trustees, beneficiaries, protectors, charities and corporate entities. Simon acts as a trustee, as well as sitting a non-executive director for a number of companies. Simon also administered a UK trust corporation for a number of years and has acted as in-house counsel providing primarily commercial contracts advice.

Simon was ranked by Chambers 2020 as “Up and Coming” and by Legal 500 2019 as a “Next Generation Lawyer”. Simon has also been named as “One to Watch” in Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite for three years running, and was ranked a one of ePrivateClient’s Top 35 under 35 in 2018, 2019 and 2020.


Simon qualified in 2013 and joined Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP in January 2019 where he became a partner in 2020.



Co-founder and co-chair of ConTrA (the Contentious Trusts Association).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

(Next Generation Partners)

Simon GoldringMaurice Turnor Gardner LLP

Boutique firm Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP has an international reach and focuses exclusively on private wealth matters for its global client base of high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth families. Team head Rupert Ticehurst has considerable strength in high-value and complex trusts and estates litigation. Simon Goldring, who was recently promoted to the partnership, is well known for his expertise in onshore and offshore trust and estates disputes. Associate Rosalind Hetherington is another key member of the team, with a particular focus on trust litigation. Paul Whitehead joined from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP  while Arabella Murphy left the firm to set up an independent consultancy.