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Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Consultant – advocate and solicitor


Elizabeth is an Advocate of the Manx Bar, a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and is a Consultant with Simcocks’ dispute resolution department. Elizabeth specialises in heavyweight commercial litigation and dispute resolution, often involving large multinational companies, multiple jurisdictions and competing laws. Whilst having a particular expertise in dealing with large, factually and legally complex cases, she is equally able to apply a sensible and commercial approach to problems of any size.


  • Law Society of England & Wales
  • Isle of Man Law Society


  • University of London  (LLB Hons) 2000; (LLM Maritime Law) 2002
  • College of Law, York (PgDL Law) 2002
  • Admitted as Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales 2003
  • Admitted Isle of Man 2015

Lawyer Rankings

Isle of Man > Dispute resolution

Simcocks acts in a variety of local as well as international commercial and civil litigation matters, such as financial services, compliance and regulatory matters as well as shareholder and trustee disputes, corporate insolvency, emergency injunctions and judicial review applications. The team, which is further adept at handling family law disputes – a specialism of Caroline Jennings – and clinical negligence claims, is headed by ‘outstanding legal mindChris Brooks. Elizabeth Simpson is recommended for her insurance and financial services expertise.

Isle of Man > Insurance and pensions

Simcocks is particularly strong advising clients on life insurance, reinsurance, and managing captive insurance companies. It also covers regulatory and compliance matters, portfolio transfers, and re-domiciliation arrangements. The team also covers matters such as IPA authorisation, scheme mergers, and buy-outs and buy-ins. David Spencer has niche specialisms in marine mutual insurance, transfer of insurance businesses, and amalgamation schemes. Phil Games is a key contact regarding offshore and international pensions. Consultant Elizabeth Simpson is also highly regarded.