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Simon is a specialist commercial lawyer in Harrogate specialising in advising privately owned businesses on the full spectrum of their commercial needs – working closely with business owners, their other advisors and colleagues at Raworths to ensure they are getting the joined up, cost effective and pro-active commercial advice that SME’s need in today’s market.
Simon is recognised in the current editions of Chambers UK and Legal 500, both independent guides to the legal profession.
Educated: St Peter’s school, York
Previous legal roles: Norton Rose and DLA Piper
Previously worked for: Tillinghast Towers Perrin actuarial consultancy on the Lloyds of London rescue package.
Qualified as a solicitor: 1999
Very personal service but also very professional. Proactive in making sure that the client’s interests are looked after.
Matters Simon advises upon include the following:
Specific matters Simon has advised upon include:
“He is very approachable and very ‘real world’ – he puts the law in a way we can understand it and tells us what we can and can’t do.”
“They are clearly a very strong player in the regional market with a very good reputation, and the go-to name for clients in the Harrogate area who require corporate and commercial support.”
Chambers UK 2022 (Corporate/M&A: SME/OMB – Yorkshire)
“The Raworths team are extremely well connected to each other across disciplines. We frequently retain them on M&A work which inevitably involves commercial, HR and property matters and they never fail to work seamlessly.”
Legal 500 UK 2022 (Corporate – West & North Yorkshire)