Simon is a partner in the Financial Industry Group.
Simon's areas of practice include:
Debt capital markets
Structured real estate finance
Distressed and performing loan portfolio sales/ acquisitions
Simon advises all types of market participants including arrangers, originators, note issuers, corporate service providers, corporate trustees, asset servicers, hedging counterparties, account banks, investors, rating agencies, borrowers and lenders on the establishment and restructuring of structured finance transactions. He also regularly advises these counterparties on defaults, enforcements, contractual interpretation issues and disputes.
Simon also advises on the origination, securitisation, restructuring and enforcement of debt secured by commercial real estate and advises investors and financiers on the acquisition and sale of distressed and performing loan porfolios.
Simon has completed secondments to the legal team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (where he provided legal support to the Real Estate Finance, Securitisation Finance and ABS trading desks) and the Transaction Execution team at RBS (where he provided support to the securitisation and structured finance team).
Simon is described by Legal 500 as “a responsive and technically able rising star.”