Senior Partner – Co-Founder
Simeon founded the firm in December 2010 after almost 20 years in big international firms.
Simeon was previously a Partner and Head of Europe at UK and international law firm Morgan Lewis & Bockius and before that was Counsel at international law firm Morrison Foerster. Simeon’s advice and counselling practice covers all aspects of the corporate, commercial and employment field as well as directors, officers, partnerships and consultancy / independent contractor issues.
In the employment field, Simeon is constantly drafting employment contracts, policies, procedures, protocols, restrictive covenants and benefits. He regularly advises and assists corporate clients in drawing up and implementing stock/share option plans such as EMIs and JSOPs.
When things get contentious, Simeon leads litigation for corporate clients in minority prejudice, restraint of trade/restrictive covenants, confidentiality and trade secrets, discrimination and general contract disputes. He litigates for and provides the advocacy for clients in the Employment Tribunals and Employment Appeals Tribunal and has acted in some landmark cases over the years. He is adept at bringing these disputes in at a realistic costs budget.
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“Commercially sound and cost-effective advice on corporate transactions are Simeon’s forte….”
“Simeon provides a go-to high quality, pragmatic and responsive service on issues of specialist employment law.”
“After using Simeon for a potentially contentious employment issue I found his advice to be extremely pragmatic and commercial. The service provided was second to none and the team were always available when needed. I would not hesitate to recommend Simeon...”
“Simeon and the team provide fast, effective and highly focused advice. I have found them to be refreshingly honest and diligent.”
“We hired him because he doesn’t wear a tie!”
commercial, corporate, employment (domestic and international), disputes and litigation.
Partner and Practice Leader for Labor & Employment (London office) at UK and international law firm Morgan Lewis & Bockius