Watson Farley & Williams
Simon is a Partner in the Finance group, specialising in the maritime sector. Simon advises banks, other financiers, owners and other participants on all aspects of debt, leasing and structured finance; security; construction and conversion; sale and purchase; operational and corporate matters. He has assisted on a number of public placement transactions. He has also been involved in a number of high-profile restructuring, work-out and dispute resolution matters.
Simon â€ťhas a wealth of experience and is also very approachable and friendlyâ€ť (Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018) and is â€śvery knowledgeableâ€¦combined with a commercial approach and effective transaction management skillsâ€ť (Legal 500 2018). He has previously been â€śacknowledged in the market as a talented lawyerâ€¦for his work advising on financing, contractual and corporate matters in the shipping sectorâ€ť and clients value that he â€śtakes the time to understand us as clients and grasps our commercial requirementsâ€ť (Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016).
Simon joined Watson Farley & Williams in London in 2006 before relocating to the Singapore office in March 2012. After nine years in Singapore he moved back to the London office in mid-2021.