Simon Sloane

Simon Sloane


Simon specialises in international arbitration and commercial dispute resolution, with particular expertise in the sectors of hotel & leisure, (re)insurance, mining, construction and upstream oil & gas (offshore energy).

He has worked on some of the largest and most complex business interruption insurance recovery claims and is recognised for his depth of knowledge of supply chain exposure, “wide area damage” and “loss of attraction” issues.

He has been based in Singapore since 2006 and has direct experience of advising clients on their business issues in all the ASEAN countries. Before moving to Asia, Simon worked in private practice in London. He has direct experience of the insurance industry, gained during long-term secondments as in-house counsel in both the United States and the UK.

Simon has presented papers globally on (re)insurance, mining, construction and energy-related topics and is a regular contributor to industry publications. He is a former committee member of the Insurance Law Association of Singapore. 

Employment History

  • 2012 - Reed Smith
  • 1995 - Holman Fenwick Willan
  • 1990 - Barlow Lyde & Gilbert

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyer – Singapore International Arbitration 2014
  • Euromoney Legal Media Expert Guides – Singapore – 2014
  • Who'sWhoLegal - Leading Practitioner Insurance & Reinsurance 2014
  • Chambers Asia 2011 - Tier 1 insurance specialist
  • Asia Pacific Legal 500 2010/11 - Leading Individual for Dispute Resolution

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)