People | Simon Deans

"A lot of empathy and understanding of the emotions involved"

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Simon Deans became senior partner of the firm in May 2017 after nine years as practice group leader of the corporate and commercial team.

Commercial expert

With his in-depth knowledge and experience, Simon provides commercially focused advice and handles all types of corporate and commercial work, including mergers and acquisitions and commercial contracts.

Having advised established brands such as Saclà UK on the legal agreement behind its launch of chilled fresh sauces and pasta; and acted for AIM listed business, technology and profit improvement specialists Avisen plc on its appointment of Avisen as a strategic business partner with Unilever, Simon is the relationship partner for many of the firms' key clients.

Specialising in technology and intellectual property issues, Simon has a wide-ranging portfolio of clients and a strong track record in achieving successful outcomes. He is also a member of the Society for Computers and Law.

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Outside the office

Utilising his legal expertise for a good cause, Simon is on the Board of Trustees for the Buckinghamshire Community Foundation - a charity providing support and funding to local groups and initiatives. When not exercising his negotiation skills with his three young children, Simon is a keen golfer and (slow) footballer, and also enjoys watching all types of sport.


Simon graduated in law from The University of Birmingham and trained with B P Collins. He qualified as a solicitor in 1997 and was appointed a partner in 2005.

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