Simon is an Investment Manager who specialises in funding competition and antitrust disputes. His expertise in this area enables Augusta to fund an especially broad range of competition disputes, including follow-on and standalone damages claims, as well as collective/representative actions.
Prior to joining Augusta, Simon was a Solicitor at Hausfeld. He acted exclusively for claimants in competition and commercial litigation, often on a funded basis. In his time at Hausfeld, Simon acted for multinationals, SMEs and private individuals in a variety of ground-breaking disputes. He also has experience of coordinating litigation on behalf of groups of claimants, as well as managing disputes in other European jurisdictions. Simon’s unique experience allows him to devise creative and practical funding solutions for claimants and law firms alike.
Simon is the current editor of the Third Party Litigation Funding Law Review. He holds an LLM in Intellectual Property Law and a Postgraduate Diploma in Competition Law from King’s College London.
The Third Party Litigation Funding Law Review provides an overview of and an annual guide to the law and practice of third party funding in jurisdictions where it is reasonably well established. With a focus on significant recent cases and developments, it examines the key features of the legal and regulatory regimes governing funding agreements, as well as practical considerations when structuring these agreements.