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Simon Black is a solicitor and partner and Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution at Harrowells. His commercial approach, combined with his determination and legal expertise, delivers real results for his clients.
Testimonials in The Legal 500
The Legal 500, the clients' guide to the best law firms, has noted over the years that 'clients cannot speak too highly' of the 'first rate' and 'excellent' Simon Black.
The Legal 500 (2024 edition): ‘Simon Black is very straightforward and down to earth. Prompt, direct action on the client’s behalf at all times. They are obviously very experienced, knowledgeable and willing to listen and communicate extremely well at all times with their clients.’
The Legal 500 (2023 edition): ‘Stand-out partner: Simon Black – responsive, efficient, no nonsense approach. Works incredibly hard, thinks outside the box, and delivers. Always follows up on calls/emails. Can assimilate a deluge of materials with ease, and extract what really matters.’
With over 30 years experience, Simon assists clients with a wide variety of disputes – including commercial litigation, company and shareholder disputes, partnership disputes, professional negligence claims and land and property disputes, including Landlord & Tenant issues.
Simon has a particular specialism in Will, trust and probate disputes, including 1975 Inheritance Act Claims, and regularly deals with cases in the Business & Property Courts, Chancery Division.
Simon is a registered member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS).
Simon is Chairman and a director of Harrowells Limited.