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Frederick Simpson

Call 2018

Commercial

In addition to the specific areas identified above, Frederick is regularly instructed in commercial disputes of all sizes more generally including matters relating to misrepresentation, breach of contract, sale and supply of goods and services, personal guarantees, bailment, fiduciary duties and duties of good faith. Frederick sits on the COMBAR India Committee.

Frederick additionally has wide experience of interlocutory matters arising in commercial claims (e.g. questions of jurisdiction), and has particular experience of seeking security for costs against litigation funders having appeared in two of the leading decisions: Rowe v Ingenious [2021] EWCA Civ 29 and Various Claimants v Mercedes-Benz [2024] EWHC 695 (KB).

Selected Cases

  • Sole counsel for an IT consultancy and its directors accused of negligence and breach of fiduciary duty by an alleged former client. Drafted the defence and represented at mediation; settled on favourable terms.
  • Advising on a mooted forum non conveniens application by an English company carrying on business in Northern Ireland and facing a claim from a Gibraltar company.
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Qualifications


  • MA Philosophy (Cantab)
  • GDL, BPTC (University of Law)
  • Academic Scholar, Christ’s College Cambridge
  • ‘Best Junior Officer’ Sword, Irish Guards
  • Lord Brougham Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Debating Shield, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn

 

 

Memberships


  • COMBAR
  • PNBA
  • TECBAR
  • SCL
  • LCLCBA
  • ACIArb
  • LCIA YIAG

Recommendations


“Freddy is very hard-working and has a great demeanour. Freddy’s drafting is exceptionally clear and easy to follow.”

Legal 500, 2024


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