Simon Hattan


Year of Call: 1999

He has a never say die attitude and must be knocking on the door of silk

Practice Overview

Simon has a broad general commercial and chancery practice, with particular experience of litigation involving civil fraud and breach of fiduciary duty, banking and finance disputes, regulatory and disciplinary proceedings (in particular those relatd to financial services) and trusts litigation. He is regularl instructed in significant cases in these areas and is comfortable either as sole counsel or as part of a team. Most recently he was part of the team acting for the Defendants in the RBS Right issue litigation in the Chancery Division. 

Simon has been recommended for a number of years in Chambers UK as a leading junior in the fields of Civil Fraud, Banking and Finance, Commercial Chancery and Financial Services and in Legal 500 for Commercial Litigation, Civil Fraud and Banking and Finance.

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers UK Bar Awards 2018 - Chambers and Barristers shortlisted

    We are extremely pleased to announce that Serle Court has been shortlisted for the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2018.  As... Read More

    News

    Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar 2018

    The latest edition of Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar has now been published and we are delighted... Read More

  • Events

    Serle Court Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference - Jersey

    Location: The Royal Yacht Hotel, St Helier, Jersey Read More

    Events

    Trusts

    Location: The Royal Yacht Hotel, St Helier, Jersey Read More

  • “especially good at cases involving allegations of dishonesty and breach of fiduciary duty”

  • “his expertise belies his year of call”

Education & Qualifications

BSc, Dip Law (Distinction), City University

Winner - Inns of Court Mooting Competition 1998

Benefactor’s Scholarship - Middle Temple

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association
Commercial Bar Association
Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association
Financial Services Lawyers Association

VAT Number

774045230

Other Professional Experience

August 2000 - April 2011: Financial Services Authority

Seconded to the Enforcement Division of the FSA, acting as Counsel in the conduct of a wide variety of regulatory disciplinary matters.  Involved in FSA's preparations for the coming into force of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.

August 1989 - July 1997 - West Merchant Bank Limited and HSBC Markets Limited

Assistant Director.  Advising asset and liability managers within UK and selected overseas companies on risk management techniques and fund raising in the international capital markets.

Awards

Chambers UK Bar

Leading Barrister

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers UK Bar Awards 2018 - Chambers and Barristers shortlisted

    We are extremely pleased to announce that Serle Court has been shortlisted for the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2018.  As... Read More

    News

    Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar 2018

    The latest edition of Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar has now been published and we are delighted... Read More

  • Events

    Serle Court Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference - Jersey

    Location: The Royal Yacht Hotel, St Helier, Jersey Read More

    Events

    Trusts

    Location: The Royal Yacht Hotel, St Helier, Jersey Read More