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Simon Ellis

Director | Manchester

"Simon Ellis 'has an unrivalled knowledge of commercial law and a strong appreciation of litigation tactics'."
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About Simon

Simon has over 20 years experience in dispute resolution, having qualified in 1995 and spent three years as a Senior Lecturer in Law at Manchester Metropolitan University. Since 2003, he has specialised in Financial Regulatory Defence work for clients in some of the largest investigations, civil recovery action and prosecutions brought by financial regulators.

Simon is ranked as a Leading Individual in Chambers & Partners (2024 edition).

Notable work & expertise


  • RL

    “A fantastic result.”

    Robert Layton, Company Secretary

    Kuehne + Nagel

  • SG

    “Great result...well done.”

    Steve Granite, Managing Director

    Abbey Logistics Group

  • AC

    “Thanks for a great job.”

    Aaron Crewe, Managing Director

    SEO 24/7 Limited

  • “He has a real academic brain but is also a tactical thinker.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • “Simon is conscientious and diligent.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

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