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Simon Felton

Simon Felton



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Simon acts for an institutional client base with particular expertise in fund finance, structured finance, banking and downstream private equity work. Simon also has extensive experience in restructuring and security enforcement, including restructuring of structured products, high yield bonds, receivables trustees, corporate real estate structures and financial institutions. He is known for his experience in leading international teams working on complex and ground-breaking transactions.

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Background and experience

Simon advises leading financial institutions, corporate clients and intermediaries on a wide range of capital markets, structured finance and securitisation transactions. Simon advises clients in relation to high profile acquisitions (including through schemes of arrangement) and publicly offered equity capital markets work. His practice also extends to Restructuring and Insolvency and he has advised arrangers and SPVs in relation to the Jersey aspects of work outs of a number of structured finance portfolios.

Simon's recent work has included assisting a global financial institution to establish a platform to consolidate its global issuance of structured products outside of the US, assisting an SPV to participate in a programme for the repackaging of securitisation residuals, advising a Jersey receivables trustee in relation to the disposal of a substantial portfolio of mortgage receivables and advising in relation to a significant publically offered equity raise by a listed Jersey company. Simon has also advised in relation to substantial private M&A activity for institutional and private equity clients.

Described as 'technically sophisticated', the 2021 edition of the Legal 500 UK calls him 'pragmatic and commercial'.

Simon joined Ogier as a partner in 2017 having spent 10 years as a partner at another offshore firm, where he also spent time leading legal teams in London and New York

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"Very focused, very commercial and good fun to work with"

Chambers UK, 2022

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"Leading Individual"

Legal 500 UK, 2022

"A good leader, technically strong and commercial"

Legal 500 UK, 2021

"Leading individual"

Legal 500 UK, 2021

"Market Leader"

IFLR 1000 UK, 2021

"Excellent to work with. They are always on the ball and incredibly efficient. They make my work easier as I can trust them to run with their matters appropriately knowing that they will only bring up matters to my attention which need my input"

IFLR 1000 2020

"Leading Individual"

Legal 500 UK, Capital Markets, 2020

"Highly regarded"

IFLR 1000 2020

"Highly regarded"

IFLR 1000 2019

"Highly regarded"

IFLR 1000 2018

"Pragmatic and commercial"

Legal 500 UK 2016

"Leading lawyer"

IFLR 1000 2015

"Technically sophisticated"

Legal 500 2013


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