Simon Williams > gunnercooke LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

gunnercooke LLP
M2 4LQ

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial




Simon is a driven, innovative and experienced corporate and commercial lawyer who thinks outside of the box, whilst being practical and commercially minded at all times to help achieve the client’s ultimate aim.

His direct, responsive and pro-active approach, coupled with heightened interpersonal and communication skills, enables him to instinctively push matters forward progressively and intuitively.

Simon has the ability to interpret and present complex and potentially difficult situations clearly, concisely and with a keen eye for detail in a setting of technical legal excellence.

He has an extensive professional network, business acumen and tactical nous, meaning he can make thing happen and add value to clients wherever the opportunity arises.

Simon builds very close, trusting and long standing relationships with his clients, who are located in the North West as well as nationally and internationally.

For corporate matters, Simon is regularly instructed in relation to work such as: mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity investments, group reorganisations and demergers, joint venture agreements, shareholder agreements, cross option agreements and option agreements, employee share schemes including EMI.

Simon is also frequently instructed on commercial matters such as: terms and conditions of business, franchise agreements, general commercial contracts, software agreements, IPR licences and assignments and trademark registrations.

Previous Law firms

  • Jolliffe & Co LLP
  • Brabners Chaffe Street LLP
  • Baker McKenzie LLP


  • College of Law, Chester
  • The UAB, Barcelona
  • The University of Wales, Swansea