Simon Bushell

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Full Name

Simon Bushell

Company Name

Signature Litigation LLP

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United Kingdom

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Professional Information

Professional Sector

Legal Services


Asset Tracing, Contracts & Commercial law, Fraud/Crime, Litigation, Restitution, Stolen Art Investigations and Recovery


Simon is a Partner at Signature Litigation, a leading City law firm specialising in handling major and complex litigation, arbitration and regulatory investigations. Prior to joining Signature, Simon was Partner and chair of the London Litigation practice of Latham & Watkins, and prior to that, a Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills.


Simon has over 28 years’ experience in acting for a broad range of clients, including extensive experience in representing clients across high value art disputes, as well as other alternative investments, including acting for a major auction house. The cases Simon has worked on have included issues relating to attribution, professional negligence, forgery, title disputes, restitution and secret commissions.


Simon also has a great depth of experience with regards to acting for large corporates, private equity houses, financial institutions, banks and ultra high net worth individuals, in addition to foreign government agencies and state-owned companies. Simon has undertaken investigations into complex, worldwide frauds, conspiracies and insolvencies, and has wide experience in coordinating parallel cross border disputes and proceedings before a number of courts and tribunals. He has a pre-eminent reputation in representing a range of foreign state-owned entities and other clients with strategic interests in the banking, energy, telecoms and natural resources sectors in the region.