Simon is a partner in the Farrer & Co Corporate team. His focus is on private capital and providing advice to clients in private company M&A, private equity and venture capital.
As a leading advisor in private capital he acts on:
- Private company mergers & acquisitions
- Co-investment and direct investment for family offices
- Private equity buy outs and venture capital investments representing founders, senior executives and management teams, and
- Inbound investments and acquisitions for international investors and acquirers.
Simon has a strong interest in the inbound work between the US and the UK and travels to the US on a regular basis to meet clients and other professionals to speak on UK private capital and direct investment.
Prior to joining Farrer & Co, Simon was a senior associate at Mallesons Stephen Jacques (now King & Wood Mallesons) in Sydney. He obtained an in-depth knowledge of the international private equity market, acting for sellers, acquiring funds and management teams on both leveraged and non-leveraged buy outs.
Simon qualified as a solicitor in 2002.