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Simon Watson

Simon Watson

Associate

Simon is a commercial litigator in the insurance disputes practice.

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Experience

Simon assists clients from a range of industries in insurance-related issues (including placement, coverage disputes and regulatory investigations) but with a particular focus on banks and other financial institutions.
 
Simon is focused on delivering strong commercial outcomes and has begun to develop close relationships with many of the firm’s key clients. His experience has so far covered the following sectors and areas: construction, cross-border work, tax disputes, regulatory investigations (domestic and international), cyber events, and financial institutions. 
 
Simon's experience includes advising:
 
  • a global (re)insurance broker during investigations by various competition authorities.
  • a UK financial institution on coverage issues and claim project management under its suite of policies following a computer system failure.
  • a major international retail bank on insurance claims arising from reviews into misselling of products.
 
 
 
 

Background

Simon holds a BA(Hons) degree in English Literature from the University of Cambridge.