Simon Dinning

Partner Jersey, London
Simon Dinning
Technically excellent, unbelievably client-focused and responsive Chambers UK, 2020

Overview

Simon Dinning 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 also has a global strategic role within the firm's management structure.

Areas of expertise

  • News & publications

  • Background & experience

    Simon Dinning 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 a recommended / ranked lawyer in Chambers, Legal 500 and IFLR 1000. The Legal 500 UK 2020 edition describes him as "effective, energetic and intelligent."

    Simon has been published in Financier Worldwide, Offshore Investment, The Lawyer, Legal Week, European Lawyer, European CEO, Global Banking Financial Policy Review, Mining Journal and Jersey Finance.

    Admitted in:

    Jersey

    British Virgin Islands

    England & Wales (non practising)
     

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  • Recognition

    Technically excellent, unbelievably client-focused and responsive Chambers UK, 2020
    Has the virtue of being proactive, which is invaluable Chambers UK, 2020
    Simon Dinning is definitely a lawyer you want on your side of the table: he is effective, energetic and intelligent while maintaining a good sense of humour throughout difficult negotiations Legal 500 UK, 2020
    Effective, energetic and intelligent Legal 500 UK, 2020
    Leading individual Legal 500 UK, 2020
    Highly regarded IFLR 1000 2020
    An outstanding source of sound, well-reasoned guidance whether in the midst of a transaction or with ad hoc queries Legal 500 UK 2019
    Highly regarded IFLR 1000 2018
    Technically excellent, and epitomises the commercial and solution-based approach that I look for in legal advice. Chambers UK 2018
    Simon is technically excellent and epitomises the commercial solution based approach that I look for in legal advice. IFLR 1000 2018
    Highly Regarded IFLR, 2018
    An outstanding partner who is able to bring to bear considerable onshore and offshore experience. Legal 500 UK 2017
    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