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Simon Edwards

Simon is a Partner in RPC’s top ranked Commercial team, with over 15 years' experience advising on and negotiating commercial contracts.

Simon's practice has a particular focus on the Retail sector, having provided strategic advice to numerous household names in the sector over the past 10 years. His knowledge of the Retail sector has been further enhanced by spending over a year in-house at 3 global FMCG businesses.

Simon specialises in advising clients on complex, business critical, outsourcings and services agreements with a particular focus on supply chain and logistic arrangements, facilities management and BPOs.

Simon is consistently named in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 and was recently named as a "Star Lawyer" by legal research company Acritas following their 2018 global survey of in-house General Counsel and senior lawyers.

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Recommended - The Legal 500 UK 2022

Recommended - The Legal 500 UK 2020 

"[Provides] commercial and quality advice" – Acritas 2018 global survey of in-house General Counsel

"Very impressive", "efficient and transparent" and "gives very pragmatic advice" – Legal Week Best legal Advisor 2016

Simon is praised for "making himself available", for his "market awareness" and his "pragmatic advice" – Chambers & Partners 2016