Simon LathamInvestment Manager (Solicitor) at Augusta Ventures
Simon is an Investment Manager at Augusta Ventures and leads the competition and antitrust disputes team. He is responsible for sourcing, structuring and funding competition disputes. Simon is recognised as a thought leader in the litigation funding sector (Who’s Who Legal 2020), particularly in respect of competition disputes and collective redress. He has significant experience of financing competition matters within the UK and across the EU, including claims brought by individual corporates, group actions and representative/class actions.
Prior to joining Augusta, Simon was a Solicitor and acted exclusively for claimants in competition and commercial litigation, often on a funded basis. Whilst in private practice, Simon acted for multinationals, SMEs and private individuals in a variety of ground-breaking disputes. He also has experience of coordinating litigation on behalf of groups of claimants, as well as managing disputes in other European jurisdictions. Simon’s unique experience allows him to devise creative and practical funding solutions for claimants and law firms alike.
Simon holds an LLM in Intellectual Property Law and a Postgraduate Diploma in Competition Law from King’s College London.