Simon Bradshaw

Barrister

Called 2009

Public Access Accredited

 

Background

Simon served for 17 years as an engineering officer in the RAF, gaining extensive experience in project management, technical analysis and personnel and budget administration, and qualifying as a Chartered Engineer. He left in 2007 as a squadron leader having obtained a law degree with the OU, then undertook an LLM in IP/IT law before qualifying for the Bar. Following his Call, Simon worked as a researcher within the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary, University of London and taught IP law at the University of Exeter before undertaking pupillage at Chambers. He is currently (2017-2020) undertaking a part-time MSc in Forensic Engineering and Science.

Civil


  • Art and Antiquities
  • Commercial Contract
  • Company and Partnership
  • Defamation
  • Inquests
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Internet and E-Commerce
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Property
  • Technology and Construction
  • Wills and Probate

Simon’s civil practice covers commercial, company, chancery, intellectual property, personal injury and technology and construction law. He has extensive experience of matters involving commercial contracts, technology and construction disputes, online commerce, insurance, company law, partnerships, residential and business leases, boundary disputes, Will and inheritance claims, and copyright, trade mark and passing off disputes. He has represented clients in harassment claims, including urgent interim injunctions, and has advised on allegations of libel and in data protection disputes.

Simon’s engineering and project management background gives him a particular interest in cases with a substantial construction or technical element and he has acted in a number of Technology and Construction cases.  His MSc studies in Forensic Engineering and Science give him an unusual level of expertise in dealing with cases involving engineering failure, industrial or transport accidents, or artwork and antiquities. His professional experience makes him particularly appropriate for cases involving the Armed Forces, aviation/aerospace and the Internet, and he has represented clients in disputes with online companies including PayPal and Google.

Family


  • Court of Protection
  • Co-habitation Disputes
  • Divorce and Dissolution
  • Property and Finance

Simon is regularly instructed in ancillary relief / financial remedy cases, cohabitation disputes and intervenor claims. He has a particular interest in cases involving business assets or disputed ownership of land. He also has experience in the specialist field of disputes involving the sharing of Armed Forces or Police pensions.

Simon has frequently represented, and acted in cases involving, individuals who are vulnerable and/or lack capacity, and accepts instructions to act in the Court of Protection.

Court of Protection


Simon has undergone extensive training and is accepting instructions on court of protection matters.