Simon Bates

Executive Director, Solicitor

Simon Bates

Simon leads the commercial law team within Vistra Corporate Law. He joined Jordans Corporate Law in 2014 when the law firm was a little over 3 months old. Simon helps clients get the best commercial deal whilst at the same time managing their legal risks. He acts for a number of global clients advising them and negotiating on high value contracts. Simon also advises clients on legal trading compliance issues such as competition law and GDPR (data protection). Simon has recently been tasked with starting and building a legal team in London and so splits his time between London and Bristol.

Simon is a qualified solicitor and has worked with clients in a number of sectors including automotive, logistics, IT, professional associations, media and sport. Before joining Jordans Corporate Law in 2014, Simon was a partner in 2 UK national law firms working out of their offices in Birmingham.

Simon has a law degree from the University of Durham

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