Simon Mortimore KC

Barrister (non-practicing)

Telephone: +44(0)20 7696 9900

1972: Called to the Bar (Inner Temple)
1991: Appointed Queen’s Counsel (as from 2022, King’s Counsel)
2017: Retired as a practicing barrister, but continues to accept instructions as an expert on English law and the law of the British Virgin Islands

Practice at the Bar
In his career as a practicing barrister and as a QC for over 25 years, Simon specialised in domestic and cross-border restructuring and insolvency, banking, finance, and company law, particularly offshore. He appeared in numerous reported cases. His many instructions in major insolvency cases included Barings, Maxwell, MG Rover, T&N, Lehman, Icelandic banks, and Madoff. He was admitted to the Bar of the British Virgin Islands in 1991 and has appeared in the courts of the BVI, Bermuda and Cayman Islands for specific cases.

Simon was consultant editor of and contributor to Mortimore: Company Directors – Duties, Liabilities, and Remedies (Oxford University Press; 1st ed, 2009, 2nd ed, 2013, 3rd ed, 2017).

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