Litigation is painful. It takes up time and money that is better used building business.  Wherever we can, we help our clients avoid disputes or nip potential problems in the bud, but if litigation is necessary, we have the expertise to take cases to trial in a wide range of courts and tribunals.

We offer advice and representation on general commercial disputes and have a specific focus on media-related cases. We have experience in all forms of dispute resolution, including mediation, arbitration and litigation. As well as our UK experience, our lawyers work regularly with counterparts in Europe, the USA and beyond, and as a result have a wide knowledge of procedures in the world’s major commercial centres.


  • Breach of contract
  • Copyright infringement
  • Defamation and privacy
  • Passing off claims
  • Trade mark infringement
  • Protection of confidential information
  • Insolvency
  • Breach of restrictive covenants
  • Agency termination
  • Supplier/distribution disputes
  • Partnership/shareholder disputes
  • Civil fraud claims
  • Injunctions and debt recovery.
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    "They are genuinely concerned with their clients' interests - they seek to reach satisfactory resolutions before the matter comes to court."
    Chambers & Partners, 2019
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    "Simkins were relentless and persistent in fighting their client's corner."
    Chambers & Partners, 2018