Eliot Simpson is a partner and Group Head of the Dispute Resolution department in Hong Kong. He first qualified as a Solicitor in 1992, spending nine years at Clifford Chance before joining a major offshore firm based in the Cayman Islands, where he practised as a local Attorney-at-Law. In 2005, Eliot joined another major offshore firm based in Jersey, where he was admitted as a Jersey Advocate. He joined Appleby in 2008 as a Solicitor Advocate in the British Virgin Islands, and most recently relocated to Hong Kong in 2012.
Eliot has extensive experience in all areas of commercial litigation and corporate insolvency, including corporate disputes, fund disputes, trust and estate litigation, and corporate bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring.
Eliot received praise from clients in Chambers Global for being 'a very experienced practitioner and a very bright individual.' He has been a contributor to a number of publications including Getting the Deal Through, and Dispute Resolution Review. Eliot was the author of the BVI chapter of Greene on Shareholder Claims (Jordans 2012).
"[Eliot is] a very experienced practitioner and a very bright individual."