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Simon Caltagirone is an industry-leading corporate disputes lawyer and senior solicitor whose advice is trusted by listed companies and high-net-worth individuals alike.
Despite being instructed in some of the most geo-politically sensitive and complex corporate disputes of modern times, Simon takes great pride in offering discrete, honest and conscientious legal services to clients of all sizes.
Litigation solicitor Simon provides incisive management of disputes and robust protection of clients’ interests, across multiple jurisdictions. With his impressive track-record of using persuasive arguments and a strong command of evidence to have prosecutions discontinued, Simon ensures that many private clients never need to step foot in a courtroom at all.
As an expert litigation solicitor, one client remarks that “he is a huge asset to any legal team” and his vast experience with criminal fraud cases, particularly bribery and competition cases, is where his expertise is really able to shine.
His areas of expertise include:
- Corporate/individual fraud
- Competition Law
- Tax investigations
- FCA Regulation
- Director disputes
- Internal investigations
- Financial Crime.
“Simon Caltagirone was entirely professional, thoughtful and supportive from the beginning of my journey. Engaging and engaged throughout, Simon’s experience and ability to strategise allowed me to remain optimistic throughout a difficult time. Simon and his team are the only group of solicitors you want in your corner.“
“Simon Caltagirone’s dynamic personality, litigation expertise and in-depth knowledge of the law, make him the first choice in selecting a solicitor. He is a master at strategising and devising creative solutions to complex legal challenges, particularly under pressure.“
Confidential Corporate Client
“Simon Caltagirone was one of the lawyers I worked with and it was a good and successful cooperation. He acted quickly and considerately, focused on the main issues and was always able and eager to explain complex facts and situations.“
General Counsel, CLAAS Germany
“Professionalism at its best – they have an incredible eye for detail and leave no stone unturned. There is not a better law firm out there.“
Gods Own Junkyard
“Simon brought a wealth of experience to a complex matter, helping us to resolve it effectively and efficiently“
Scenic Sets Ltd
“Simon is a first-class solicitor; he has tenacity and huge experience of criminal fraud cases, particularly bribery and competition cases, where he has a real expertise.“
“He is a huge asset to any legal team.“
“He is extremely good with clients and takes the time and trouble to understand where they are coming from.“
Simon Caltagirone’s Highlights
Simon Caltagirone is instructed in a protracted, complex and multi-jurisdictional SFO investigation which includes advising a corporate body on the strategy of the corresponding civil proceedings.
Instructed as a mediator in a politically-sensitive dispute concerning high-profile Formula One figures and Middle Eastern royalty.
Conducting full-scale corporate internal investigations for suspected wrong-doing in a large multi-national company, the findings of which were used to remove the FCA’s preliminary interest in the company.
Simon Caltagirone has advised multiple corporates and individuals in one of the most complex tax investigations conducted by HMRC concerning a high-profile accountant to celebrities and high net-worth individuals.
Advising financial services companies on FCA regulatory compliance and investigations
Engaged in a protracted multi-jurisdiction corporate fraud and bribery investigation. Protecting corporate reputation through cease-and-desist orders and civil litigation. Advising corporates on regulatory compliance through corporate training on the GDPR, bribery legislation and money laundering provisions.