Simon Thomas - Partner

Simon Thomas

"Simon Thomas sustains a noteworthy disputes practice where he primarily advises companies on corporate disputes. He offers additional capability with regard to fraud and trust matters".

Chambers & Partners 2023

Simon Thomas is an English Barrister and Jersey Advocate.

Simon was educated at Oxford and called to the English Bar in 1995. He undertook a mixed civil and criminal practice at 7 Bedford Row Chambers, London, between 1997 and 2012.

He joined Baker & Partners in October 2012 before qualifying at the Jersey Bar in 2014; achieving the highest mark of his year in the Trusts, Property, Contract, and Family papers as part of the Jersey Bar Exams. He has appeared regularly in the Courts in Jersey since qualifying.

He was appointed a Crown Advocate in 2015.

Simon retains his English Practising Certificate and is able to practice at the English Bar.


Simon has over 20 years practical courtroom experience. He undertakes work which spans a number of diverse areas of law, including; contentious trusts litigation, commercial litigation, employment law, public law and judicial review, licensing, and family & matrimonial law.  Simon is also a Director of Baker Regulatory Services Limited.

He is also skilled in the handling of cases with an international aspect, including; asset tracing, international legal assistance (in particular dealing with issues that arise when Jersey is asked to assist criminal investigations in another jurisdiction) and Proceeds of Crime issues (particularly in relation to frozen funds).

He has acted for both the prosecution and defence in serious crime matters, ranging from fraud cases to cases involving historic sexual offending.

Simon also has significant experience in regulatory issues; including conducting and advising upon internal investigations.


      • Crown Advocate – able to conduct cases on behalf of the Attorney General of Jersey.
      • Chair of the Social Security Appeal Tribunal, Social Security Medical Appeal Tribunal and Income Support Tribunal.
      • Development Officer of the Jersey Law Society.
      • Adjunct Professor on the Jersey Law Course teaching the Procedure module to prospective Jersey Advocates.
      • Gray’s Inn Advocacy Trainer approved to train newly qualified Jersey Advocates.
      • Approved pupil supervisor.



  • Chamber and Partners UK 2023 Leading Indiviual
  • Legal 500 UK 2023 Leading Individual
  • Chambers Global Leading Individual 2023

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