Practice Areas: Simon works in banking and commercial finance, insolvency and asset recovery. He works with banks, financial institutions, companies and insolvency practitioners and has wide experience of recovering money under financial and security instruments or following commercial fraud. He is the Leader of the Commercial Team at Five Paper.
Professional Memberships: COMBAR.
Publications: 'Salinger on Factoring' (4th ed., Sweet & Maxwell 2006). This is recognised as the leading textbook on receivables financing in the UK (joint editor). "Goode on Proprietary Rights and Insolvency in Sales Transactions" by Prof. Sir Roy Goode (3rd ed., 2009) (sole editor). This important book deals with the nature of proprietary rights that can arise in the context of contracts for the sale of goods, both domestic and international. It contains a penetrating analysis of the following topics: (i) Concepts of ownership, possession and sale, (ii) Acquiring title to oil, gas, minerals and precious metals, (iii) Buying through an agent, (iv) Dealings in warehoused goods and goods in transit, (v) Reservation of title and tracing rights in goods, products and proceeds.