Meet the Sustaining Member | Simcocks | August 2022

By paying an increased fee sustaining members demonstrate their commitment to supporting the work that Chamber undertakes in helping to sustain and grow the local economy. Today we chat to the wonderful team at Simcocks.

Date: Monday 08 August 2022

Simcock's CEO Phil Games receiving Citywealth IFC Awards award for Law Firm of the Year – Isle of Man 2022

Tell us about your business?

Simcocks is a leading Isle of Man law firm with over 70 years of experience. Whether dealing with a multi-national corporation or a private client, we adopt a commercially realistic approach to bring each case to an efficient and practical conclusion.

Specialising in international corporate and commercial litigation, we have an impressive track record of success in high stake disputes. Our technical knowledge generates many complex referrals and our lawyers have considerable experience dealing with cross-jurisdiction matters.

With our specialist knowledge and commercial awareness we have a reputation for finding creative and cost-effective solutions to achieve an early settlement to problems of any size.

Researchers from the independent legal directories, Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 have consistently praised Simcocks’ Isle of Man advocates and many of the firm’s individual lawyers are recommended in a variety of publications for their expertise in their specialist practice areas.

What services do you offer?

We provide an extensive range of legal services broadly grouped into the areas of commercial, dispute resolution and private client. Offering technical advice to help clients achieve their goals, we pride ourselves on enabling matters to be conducted swiftly and effectively.

Our commercial department deals with all aspects of corporate and commercial activity serving public and private companies, financial institutions, public sector bodies, partnerships and individuals. With the strength and depth of experience, we regularly work on high-value, complex transactions with cross-border dimensions.

Our dispute resolution team is skilled and experienced in the areas of commercial and general common law disputes. They have particular specialists in employment law, regularly acting for both employers and employees.

The private client department focus includes advising individuals on wealth structuring, will and succession, trusts, probate and estate management. Our lawyers have a proven track record in working effectively with clients who need to implement estate planning and have considerable experience with the administration of international estates that hold multi-jurisdictional assets.

Do you have any events coming up or current projects you can share with us?

We are currently excited to be sponsoring a Big Splash sculpture, in support of Hospice IOM, so we’ve been having a lot of fun with that initiative.  We have just concluded this year’s Partnership with Schools project, for which we hold an essay competition for A level and IB students.

What are your plans and goals for the future?

Simcocks is keen to continue nurturing new talent in the legal field, providing mentorship to trainees and an environment where talent can thrive at every level of experience.  We aim to carry on providing the high level of legal service that has earned Simcocks the Law Firm of the Year – Isle of Man at the Citywealth IFC Awards 2022 and ranked our Private Client team Band 1 and Top Tier in the independent directories Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.

We also strive to incorporate more technological advances into our practice, utilising systems that will streamline certain services, making them swifter and more cost-effective for our customers. 

Where are you based and how can people contact you?

Simcocks Advocates

Ridgeway House

Ridgeway Street


Isle of Man


01624 690300

Finally, why is Chamber membership so important to you?

We greatly value the work that the Chamber does for and with the local business community, and Simcocks is proud to support these worthwhile endeavours that create such a vibrant and thriving environment as we enjoy here.

Simcocks directors Phil Games (left), Irini Newby (centre) and Alex Spencer (2nd from right) with advocates and guests at the IOM Chamber of Commerce Gala Dinner 2021.