Simon Camilleri

Simon Camilleri

  • Associate
  • Litigation
  • London
  • T:   +44.20.7972.6223
  • F:   +44.20.7972.9602
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Simon Camilleri is a litigation associate in Fried Frank's London office. Mr. Camilleri represents both corporate clients and high-net-worth individuals in complex, high-value, commercial litigation and international arbitration (ICSID, LCIA, LMAA). Such representations often include defending or substantiating claims of civil fraud. He is experienced in applying for the full range of injunctive relief in support of court and arbitration proceedings.

Recent representations include:
  • Defending a high-net worth individual and his wife in ongoing proceedings brought by a Russian Bank before the Commercial Court, England. The claim brought by the Bank is for in excess of US$ 800 million and involves allegations of mismanagement and dishonesty.
  • Representing a high-net-worth individual in proceedings before the Chancery Division of the English High Court brought against wealth managers, alleging fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract, leading to a favourable settlement. Fried Frank obtained a £165 million worldwide freezing injunction in England and Norwich Pharmacal relief in the Bahamas, as well as relief in the BVI;
  • Successfully defending a claim brought by a Russian Bank (for sums in excess of US$140 million), against a Cypriot company in LCIA arbitration proceedings;
  • Representing a Liechtenstein entity in the enforcement of judgments from Liechtenstein in excess of US$100 million in the BVI;
  • Acting for a leading Russian investment group in the recovery of loans in excess of US$100 million in LCIA arbitration and related court proceedings;
  • Advising a leading US company on proposed changes to its privacy policy from a UK/EU data protection perspective;
  • Advising a client on bringing proceedings for professional negligence against its former legal advisers arising out of a failed property transaction;
  • Advising a client on bringing proceedings for professional negligence against its former investment advisers arising out of substantial losses sustained as a result of that investment advice;
  • Advising a firm of recruitment consultants on defending an action for professional negligence brought by a former client of the form;
  • Advising a leading financial institution on bringing professional negligence proceedings against its former legal advisers arising out of inappropriate and incomplete advice resulting in losses of over £100 million; and
  • Acting for an investment company in bringing summary judgment proceedings against a debtor for the recovery of a debt worth €22 million.
Mr. Camilleri is the author of several articles on the interaction between the Brussels Regulation (44/2001 and 1215/2012), including the article “Recital 12 of the Brussels I Regulation: A New Hope?” (2012) 62(4) ICLQ 899, which has been cited in a number of leading publications.
 

Professional Associations

Member, British Institute of International and Comparative Law

Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions

England & Wales

Practices & Industries

Education

King's College London, LLB – 2009
  • First Class Honours
BPP Law School, LPC – 2010
St. Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, BCL – 2011
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