Simon Bishop

Simon Bishop

  • Partner
  • London
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Simon Bishop specialises in commercial litigation with a focus on disputes in the financial services sector. He was promoted to Partner in January 2022.


Simon has advised on dozens of disputes relating to interest rate derivatives, securities issuances and trading, bank support units, financial benchmark manipulation, banking fraud, and general commercial matters. Simon has represented clients in various Courts in England and Wales, including the Chancery and Queen’s Bench Divisions of the High Court, and the Court of Appeal. He is also experienced in alternative dispute resolution, particularly mediation and arbitration (under various rules). Simon also advises on disputes relating to the environment and climate change, in both commercial and administrative law contexts.

Before training as a solicitor, Simon worked in derivatives and structured products for some of the world’s most prominent financial services institutions, including Morgan Stanley and State Street. The technical and industry knowledge gained during that time continues to benefit his clients. Having been in-house, he also appreciates the commercial pressures and competitive business climate.


His clients include institutional asset managers, small and medium-sized enterprises, publicly listed companies, global NGOs, firms of solicitors, insolvency office holders and lobbying groups.