Parter, Signature Litigation LLP
Simon Bushell is a English qualified solicitor with over 30 years' experience in complex commercial disputes, with a particular focus on fraud, agency, secret commissions and art law. Between 1987 and 2013, Simon practiced at the head quartered global law firm, Herbert Smith Freehills, and from there moved to Latham & Watkins where he became chair of the Litigation Department in London. During his career to date, Simon has advised on numerous art law matters, including one of the leading secret commissions cases in the English High Court. He has also advised in relation to the "Bouvier" controversy, and more latterly the fall-out from the controversial dealings of Indigo Philbrick. He is the co-author of Disclosure of Information: Norwich Pharmacal and Related Principles. Simon Bushell is a frequent speaker and has published extensively on issues relating to complex commercial disputes.
He was appointed to the original Arbitration pool of CAfA in January 2020.
He is a member of the IBA Litigation Committee, the PAIAM Committee, and the London Solicitors' Litigation Association.
Simon Bushell’s educational background includes: LLB (Hons) University of Birmingham (1985) and LLM (Hons) in Advanced Litigation from Nottingham Law School (1997).