Biography

Simon is a partner in Gilbert + Tobin’s Technology + Digital group.

His practice includes advising on all aspects of commercial transactions and strategic technology acquisition, specialising in technology intensive and complex supply and services arrangements.

Simon’s experience includes advising senior management on the adoption of emerging technology and digital platforms, including blockchain, robotics/automation, new payment systems and other FinTech. He is an expert on the outsourcing of key business operations and the commercialisation of business assets, including data.

He also has experience developing novel multi-party sourcing models and negotiation of large scale “bet the farm” technology deals.

Simon has a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Information Systems) from the University of New South Wales.

Recognised as a Next Generation Partner (IT and telecoms)

LEGAL 500

Ranked in Band #4 in TMT: Information Technology

CHAMBERS ASIA-PACIFIC

"He's really pragmatic and commercial in his advice," comments one client; "he proactively manages that advice so that it's something a business can actually digest and he gives advice in a way that non-lawyers understand."

CHAMBERS ASIA-PACIFIC 2019

Simon was a finalist for Technology Partner of the Year and New Partner of the Year.

LAWYERS WEEKLY PARTNER OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2019