ABOUT Theresa Simpson



Scope of Practice

  • Partner
  • Corporate
  • Finance
  • Investments

Practice Summary

Theresa has been recommended as a “leading junior” by The Legal 500 (in Commercial Litigation) and ranked among the top juniors by Chambers and Partners (in Commercial Dispute Resolution). Theresa is described as “A bright and hardworking junior, with a winning manner” (The Legal 500) and as “A hard-working and technically accomplished junior who peers say is “unflappable” when on her feet” (Chambers & Partners).

The Chambers UK Bar Guide notes that her strengths include “a winning manner both with clients and in court”, and that she is “clever, but also incredibly obliging and productive”. Identified as a “Future Star at the Bar” by Legal Week, she was described as a commercial specialist who “is never fazed by anything”. Noted for her Commercial Court work as a junior and for her financial services practice, solicitors said of her “She is always in control and does everything to perfection”.

Theresa is a team player who enjoys working with leaders, other counsel, and her solicitors. She has worked as junior counsel with eminent leaders both within and outside chambers. She is also a keen advocate, appearing regularly in the courts at various levels and before arbitration tribunals. Theresa spent much of her time in the period 2011 to 2013 working on the Leveson Inquiry as junior counsel to one of the Core Participants, News International and representing News Group Newspapers in the Mobile Telephone Voicemail Interception Litigation.