Criminal litigation and appeals
Simon deals with fraud, money laundering and corruption cases but occasionally prosecutes for the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). He is ranked in the Chambers UK Guide to the Bar as a leading QC in these areas. In recent years Simon has focused on cases involving allegations of conspiracy to commit fraud, corporate and commercial fraud, tax and VAT fraud, bribery, corruption and money laundering cases. His cases are frequently cross-jurisdictional. Simon is an expert in preparing and conducting criminal appeals against conviction, confiscation orders and sentence. He has appeared in the Court of Appeal on numerous occasions. Many of his cases are reported in the law reports. He has written a ‘Guide to the Fraud Act 2006’ (Blackstone’s) and co-authored ‘Money Laundering Law and Regulation: A Practical Guide’ published by Oxford University Press.