Simon Ward

Partner – Corporate & Commercial | Technology

Simon Ward

Simon Ward

Partner – Corporate & Commercial | Technology

Simon has over 20 years’ experience in helping enterprises achieve less risk, more opportunities and greater control of their businesses by drafting and negotiating commercial contracts and advising on corporate law issues.

His key strengths include helping organisations develop legal frameworks to promote growth whilst reducing risk; providing solutions that represent a strong return on investment; and translating complex legal concepts into straightforward language to enable sound decision making.

Simon is trusted adviser to higher education institutions, technology and life-science companies but is also engaged by SMEs and FTSE 100 companies across a range of sectors. He blogs regularly.

"Simon is a very refreshing solicitor. He managed to explain to me in ‘lay’ terms exactly what needed to be done, how and when. Transparent prices, personable and knowledgeable."

"Very professional, friendly and willing to go above and beyond when needed."

"Simon Ward is very professional, thorough and pays enormous attention to detail. I have complete confidence in the work he produces."


  • England & Wales


Mergers & Acquisitions, Share / Asset Purchases, Shareholders’ Agreements, Directors’ Service Agreements, HEI Collaboration / Consortium Agreements, SaaS Agreements, Software Development, Licensing and Support Agreements, Manufacturing, Franchising and Distribution Agreements


    • Solicitor
    • LLM Law and Employment Relations
    • LLB (Hons) Law


  • University of Sunderland, Northumbria University, STEM Learning UK, University of Hull, University of Leeds
  • Mills & Reeve
  • Berrymans Lace Mawer

Simon says...

Understanding the client, their business and their problems is the first step to producing an effective solution that represents excellent value for money.