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Simon Chen

Simon is a litigator with a diverse practice spanning across the areas of insurance, building and construction, strata and property, commercial litigation, public and administrative law, contract law and in class actions.

Simon’s experience spans across different states and territories, in matters at first instance and in appellate jurisdictions.

He provides key insights into the real issues in dispute and combines these insights with a practical and commercial approach to the resolution of the dispute or proceedings.

Simon’s experience includes:

  • acting on a building and construction dispute involving intricate questions of law in the Supreme Court of NSW and the NSW Court of Appeal;
  • acting on an application for special leave to appeal to the High Court of Australia on a high profile case involving public, administrative and constitutional law;
  • acting on home and contents claims, delivering successful settlements and obtaining judgments in favour of the clients;
  • acting on a matter involving international commercial arbitration;
  • acting and assisting on Part 50 appeals under the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005 (NSW);
  • acting on subrogated motor vehicle accident claims;
  • acting on product defect claims;
  • acting on claims made on motor vehicle and home insurance policies dealing with non-disclosure, misrepresentation, fraud and other policy breaches;
  • acting in franchise disputes, including with respect to misleading and deceptive conduct, unconscionable conduct and breaches of the Franchising Code of Conduct;
  • acting in property, strata and planning disputes;
  • acting as a member of a shareholder class action team.

Simon is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.