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ELIZABETH HOUSE, 13-19 QUEEN STREET, LEEDS, LS1 2TW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 246 0622
Fax:
Fax 0113 246 7488
DX:
26427 LEEDS PARK SQUARE
Email:
Web:
www.clarionsolicitors.com

Simon Young

Tel:
Work 0113 222 3206
Email:
Clarion

Work Department

Commercial dispute resolution.

Position

Partner and head of commercial dispute resolution. Simon is a highly rated litigator having advised on many high-value commercial disputes, including those involving commercial contracts, shareholders, partnerships, professional negligence, landlord and tenant, development disputes, civil fraud and compulsory purchase order claims. Acted for The FA Premier League and 14 Premier League clubs in the case of FAPL and Others v Panini (UK) Ltd, which became the precedent for incidental inclusion of an artwork in a picture.

Career

Trained Hammonds; qualified 1994; partner Clarion 2002.

Member

Property Litigation Association; Professional Negligence Lawyers Association.

Education

Rossall School; Leeds University; Leeds Metropolitan University (1991: Law Society Finals).

Leisure

Golf; fly fishing; shooting.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

Within: Leading individuals

Simon Young - Clarion

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Yorkshire and the Humber: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Sport

Within: Sport

Recent highlights for Clarion's David Cunningham included advising Yorkshire County Cricket Club on a sponsorship agreement with Emerald Group for the naming rights to Headingley Stadium. The cross-department team also includes senior corporate partner Richard Moran, whose expertise encompasses the purchase, sale and funding of football and rugby clubs, stadium acquisitions and brand issues; insolvency specialist Ryan Millmore; litigators Simon Young and Dominic Higham; and commercial lawyer Matthew Hattersley.

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