"London Calling - Supercycle Ahead?"

Monday, September 13, 2021 - Digital Conference


Simon Petch
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 ”has a wealth of experience and is also very approachable and friendly” (Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018) and is “very knowledgeable…combined with a commercial approach and effective transaction management skills” (Legal 500 2018). He has previously been “acknowledged in the market as a talented lawyer…for his work advising on financing, contractual and corporate matters in the shipping sector” and clients value that he “takes the time to understand us as clients and grasps our commercial requirements” (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.