Simon Spink

Senior Associate

Simon’s practice focuses on patent litigation for clients in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors. A background in chemistry, together with the experience of working in the pharmaceutical industry, makes Simon ideally placed to advise his clients with detailed technical insight whilst maintaining an overall commercial approach.

Simon has acted for clients in first instance and appellate Courts, including the Supreme Court.
Prior to joining Bristows, Simon was Head of Legal, UK and Ireland, for a division of an Indianapolis based global pharmaceutical company.


  • MChem, Merton College, Oxford University, 2002
  • CPE, Oxford Brookes University, 2003
  • LPC, Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, 2004
  • Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property, University of Bristol, 2008