Simon is a Senior Associate in our Banking & financial disputes team. He has represented clients across a range of sectors in high value commercial litigation and international arbitration.

Simon has considerable experience in the asset and structured finance sectors and has frequently advised clients on a variety of regulatory matters. He has acted for and against financial institutions, funds and other intermediaries on numerous contentious matters during the course of his career.

Simon also acts for clients on commercial disputes and has experience in a number sectors including technology, fintech, automotive, pharmaceutical and telecoms.

Simon has particular expertise and experience dealing with asset finance disputes in the aviation sector. He has acted for airlines, lessors, lessees, lenders and a host of other aviation-related businesses on matters including leasing and financing disputes, redelivery condition claims, and urgent applications to repossess aircraft.

Simon read Pharmacology at King’s College London before completing the Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School.

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Simon is a Senior Associate in our Banking & financial disputes team. He has represented clients across a range of sectors in high value commercial litigation and international arbitration.

Simon has considerable experience in the asset and structured finance sectors and has frequently advised clients on a variety of regulatory matters. He has acted for and against financial institutions, funds and other intermediaries on numerous contentious matters during the course of his career.

Simon also acts for clients on commercial disputes and has experience in a number sectors including technology, fintech, automotive, pharmaceutical and telecoms.

Simon has particular expertise and experience dealing with asset finance disputes in the aviation sector. He has acted for airlines, lessors, lessees, lenders and a host of other aviation-related businesses on matters including leasing and financing disputes, redelivery condition claims, and urgent applications to repossess aircraft.

Simon read Pharmacology at King’s College London before completing the Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School.

Work highlights

  • Acting for a defendant in a €100m-plus claim in the Technology & Construction Court.
  • Advising the Liquidator of an insolvent airline in connection with a dispute against a merchant acquirer.
  • Advising a bond brokerage firm in connection with a dispute arising from changes to sanctions legislation.
  • Advising US and European banks on Hague Deposition Orders obtained in connection with disputes before the New York Federal District Court.
  • Advising a client on its termination rights under an MYBA charter agreement.
  • Advising property development companies in connection with claims against RBS’ Global Restructuring Group.
  • Acted in a claim against a lessee for non-payment of rent, and failure to comply with maintenance obligations under aircraft wet-leases.
  • Instructed to obtain numerous injunctions to recover aircraft (planes and helicopters) for owners/lessors.
  • Instructed by a lessee in connection with a breach of contract claim in the Commercial Court against the lessor for failure to provide airworthy aircraft in accordance with the terms of certain wet-leases.

Qualification date: 2008

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