Simon is a partner in Gilbert + Tobin’s Banking and Infrastructure group.
He specialises in corporate facilities, LBOs and acquisition financings (including private equity transactions), property and construction financings, project financing, restructurings and workouts, capital markets and derivatives.
Simon is consistently recognised as a leading banking and infrastructure lawyer in numerous international publications including Best Lawyers, Chambers, and Legal 500. He was ranked in the most recent edition of Chambers in the first tier of Corporate Finance and Acquisition Finance lawyers.
Simon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Sydney. He is admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia. He is also admitted to practice in Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia.
Awards and Recognition
Simon was named as “Lawyer of the Year” for Leveraged Buyouts.
Simon was recognised in the areas of Asset Finance Law, Banking & Finance Law, Construction/Infrastructure Law, Distressed Investing and Debt Trading, Insolvency & Reorganization Law, Leveraged Buyouts, Private Equity Law, Project Finance & Development Practice, Structured Finance Law.
Simon was ranked for Banking & Finance: Corporate Finance, Banking & Finance: Acquisition Finance and Project Finance.
"Simon’s expertise in banking and finance has been relied upon for delivering optimal outcomes for this business.”
Simon was ranked as a Leading Lawyer in the Banking & Finance category. He was also recognised by the guide for Project Finance, Restructuring and Insolvency, and Real Estate.
Simon was named 'Lawyer of the Year - Banking + Finance - Australia'.
Simon was named 'Lawyer of the Year' for Banking and Finance Law.
Simon was ranked in Band 1 for Banking & Finance: Corporate Finance and he is also ranked for Banking & Finance: Acquisition Finance.
Simon was named Lawyer of the Year for Distressed Investing and Debt Trading (Melbourne).
Simon was named 'Lawyer of the Year' for Private Equity Law.
Simon was recognised as a Leading Lawyer for Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution & Litigation and Restructuring & Insolvency.