Simon joined Laytons in May 2016 as a Partner in the Commercial and Corporate team, having jointly owned a boutique commercial practice before then. He has a wide range of commercial experience, gained both in-house and in private practice, and has a particular specialism in media, communications and technology companies of all sizes. He works with large and established organisations, and also with small, owner-managed businesses looking to move on to a sounder footing.

Recent work:

  • drafting bespoke commercial agreements for the supply of both services and goods

  • creating master service agreements for an organisation with several EMEA entities, and working with local lawyers to adapt them to each country’s legal framework

  • advising on many business acquisitions and sales for companies in a number of industries. Work has included advice in the very early stages, drafting the sale and purchase agreement, and all the way to completion matters

  • drafting shareholders’ agreements for companies seeking to manage the relationships between their members by dealing with issues such as sale, departure and decision-making

  • drafting shareholders' agreements for businesses in many industries

  • advising on shareholder and partner disputes



Contact details
Tel: +44 (0)20 7842 8000
DDI: +44 (0)20 7842 8007
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Qualified as a Solicitor in 2002


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