Simon Graham


Simon Graham

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  • Chambers UK, 2016
  • Legal 500, 2015


Trained at Travers Smith where he qualified in 2000; moved to the London office of O'Melveny & Myers in 2003; joined Farrer & Co as a partner in 2007


University College, London


Simon is the firm's nominated representative to the LMA.

Department head Simon Graham is praised for being "very calm and really good at explaining things to clients" and for demonstrating "the attitude that he wants to get deals done." 

Chambers UK

Simon is Head of the Banking practice. He advises lenders and borrowers on a range of finance transactions (syndicated and bilateral, multi-tranche and layered acquisition, trade, development, and property finance).

Insolvency: Simon also acts for clients (debtors, creditors, boards of directors and appointment takers) in formal and informal insolvency work, advising on a broad range of insolvency matters involving corporate bodies, partnerships and individuals.

Who we help

Simon regularly advises private and commercial banks lending both onshore and offshore often taking security over a range of assets (e.g. real property, quoted and unquoted investments, partnerships, carried interests, art and other chattels). He is equally at home providing bespoke solutions to complex transactions or preparing standard form documentation. Simon regularly advises the firm's non-bank clients, acting on their borrowing requirements for all types of borrowers: companies; limited partnerships; LLPs; charities; trusts and individuals.

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