Simon is a partner at Ogier, based in the Jersey office, where he practices BVI and Jersey law. Prior to transferring to Ogier’s Jersey office in February 2015, Simon spent the previous 11 years based in Ogier’s BVI office. Before Ogier, Simon practised at Lovells (now Hogan Lovells) in London.
Simon’s practice covers investment funds, cross border and multi-jurisdictional mergers & acquisitions; corporate finance; equity capital markets including listings of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) and joint ventures.
Simon attended the University of Southampton and graduated with a BSc in Economics and Politics in 1994. Simon then went on to take the CPE in 1995 and LPC in 1996 at the College of Law, London.
Simon is a former Chairman of the BVI Investment Funds Association and the former Chairman of the BVI's Securities, Investment Business and Mutual Funds Advisory Committee, a committee established by the BVI Financial Services Commission to keep the Securities and Investment Business Act and other enactments relevant to securities, investment business and funds under review.
From Jersey, Simon leads Ogier's European BVI legal practice.