Simon Dinning

Group Partner, Ogier Group L.P. Jersey, British Virgin Islands, London
Simon Dinning
Highly experienced.... Simon Dinning is esteemed as a one-stop shop for corporate advice. Chambers UK 2017

Overview

Simon Dinning is Global Head of Corporate and Commercial legal services. He specialises in providing corporate and finance advice on transactions involving British Virgin Islands or Jersey incorporated entities. He has particular expertise in equity capital market deals and cross border mergers & acquisitions.

Areas of expertise

  • Background

    Simon Dinning is Global Head of Corporate and Commercial legal services. He specialises in providing corporate and finance advice on transactions involving British Virgin Islands or Jersey incorporated entities. He has particular expertise in equity capital market deals and cross border mergers & acquisitions.

    Simon began his career in the corporate division at Herbert Smith where he worked from 1997 to 2001. In 2001 he left Herbert Smith, having been asked to set up the London corporate division of Washington DC based firm Shaw Pittman LLP, before moving to DLA Piper’s corporate team in 2003. He became a Group Partner at Ogier in 2008.

    Simon is ranked in the 2016 editions of Chambers for Jersey, Corporate & Finance and is recognised in the IFLR 1000 2017 as a Leading Lawyer. The Legal 500 UK 2016 edition notes the "excellent" Corporate & Commercial group led by Simon.

    Simon has been published in Financier Worldwide, Offshore Investment, The Lawyer, Legal Week, European Lawyer, European CEO, Global Banking Financial Policy Review and most recently also in 2016 in Mining Journal and Jersey Finance ‘Links with Africa’.

    Admitted in:
    2005 - British Virgin Islands
    1998 - England & Wales (non practising)
    *Not admitted in Jersey

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  • Recognition

    Highly experienced.... Simon Dinning is esteemed as a one-stop shop for corporate advice. Chambers UK 2017
    Heads the corporate offering for Ogier. He has considerable onshore and offshore experience which he is able to blend.... technically outstanding and consistently focuses on understanding the client and providing commercial solutions to tricky legal issues. IFLR 1000 2017
    Clients love working with him... has an excellent client manner. Able to advise on Jersey and BVI issues which is very helpful. IFLR 1000 2017
    Ranked in Jersey, Offshore: Corporate & Finance Chambers UK 2017
    Leading Lawyer in Channel Islands: Jersey - Financial & Corporate IFLR 1000 2017
    technically sound and commercially astute advice Legal 500 2016
    A very experienced lawyer who is extremely client-focused. Chambers UK 2016
    Mr Dinning offers technically sound and commercially astute advice. He provides effective transaction management on complex cross border matters. Client feedback - March 2016
    Simon had a very creative solution to a situation we faced.... He found a way to get everybody on board with the right solution.... he managed to turn what could have been a very bad situation into a good one. Client feedback - August 2015
    Simon Dinning was relentless in helping us to find a creative solution.... It was absolutely remarkable and the first of its kind. Client feedback - December 2014