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Simon Goldring

Directors, accountants and insurance brokers who face claims turn to Simon Goldring to defend them.

Simon also advises London market insurers on complex coverage disputes, usually involving FI, PI, D&O or property policies (both direct and facultative reinsurances).

He has in-depth knowledge of these sectors, and has written and lectured extensively on them. His approach is to avoid disputes from arising through effective communication, but where this is not possible, he manages and resolves disputes pro-actively.

Simon is part of the Global Access Lawyers steering committee along with members of from each of the associated firms across the world.

Directory quotes

Recommended - The Legal 500 UK 2022

Simon Goldring's contentious insurance practice is particularly focused on high-value disputes concerning financial and professional services clients. He handles matters on behalf of many leading insurers in the market. - Chambers UK 2021 

"Simon Goldring – an expert in this field. Contactable, approachable, fair and will explain things in an articulate manner." - The Legal 500 UK 2021

Recommended - The Legal 500 UK 2021

"The very definition of going the extra mile." - The Legal 500 UK 2020

"Simon Goldring is an excellent technical lawyer whose strength lies in being able to make even the most complex of legal issues seem simple. Unflappable and has a lovely manner." - The Legal 500 UK 2020

Simon Goldring is an experienced practitioner who enjoys a strong reputation for his work acting for insurers in claims arising under financial lines and D&O policies. Clients describe him as "a really excellent lawyer who thinks creatively about the issues at hand and who is a great pleasure to work with." - Chambers UK 2019

"Simon is well regarded in the market for handling a range of insurance coverage disputes. He offers notable experience across property and professional indemnity matters." - Chambers UK 2018 

He is a "very thoughtful litigator" who is "very impressive." - Chambers UK 2018

A "prominent player" in the insurance space, Simon Goldring specialises in advising on financial lines and D&O matters, counting among his clients some of the biggest domestic and global insurers in the market. - Chambers UK 2017

Recommended - The Legal 500 UK 2016 

A "real class act who is very well liked in the market". - Chambers UK 2016

Recommended - The Legal 500 UK 2015

"Clients praise his ability to provide 'very practical advice without any waffle." - Chambers UK 2015

"Incredibly intelligent." - The Legal 500 UK 2014

"Expert in his field, and very responsive." - Chambers UK 2014

Relevant work

Independent v Ramsay - advising on this claim against a director