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Mark Simpson KC
Barrister specialising in professional negligence, professional discipline and general commercial litigation.
Notable recent cases include the defence of a US$500m breach of fiduciary duty claim against solicitors in the Cayman Islands; acting for the claimants in a $400m claim against directors arising out of the collapse of an investment fund; acting for the Claimants in a $200m claim against a Big Four firm of accountants and Gemini v CBRE, described as the ‘valuation trial of the century’. Other leading cases include: Hall v Simons, on advocates’ immunity, Farley v Skinner, concerning the recoverability of damages for distress in professional contracts, Dubai Aluminium v Salaam, in which the court considered the boundaries of vicarious liability for fraud and Stone & Rolls v Moore Stephens, which concerned the liability of auditors for alleged failure to detect fraud in the context of a ‘one man’ company.
Called 1992, Middle Temple; Silk 2008.
General Editor of Professional Negligence and Liability
Associate Editor of The Journal of Professional Negligence.
Professional Negligence Bar Association.