Simon specialises in corporate acquisitions and disposals, re-organisations and corporate finance transactions. He is a member of the private equity team and regularly acts for institutions and management teams on leveraged transactions requiring an equity investment.

As a senior lawyer with many years’ corporate experience, Simon is ideally placed to advise on the full range of issues arising from corporate acquisitions, disposals and mergers. He has a detailed understanding of business realities that comes from working with large retail and trading brands.

How do you help clients?

I value building close, trusted relationships with my clients. This enables me to help them find commercial solutions to their legal problems, tailored to their specific needs and objectives. 


  1. Advising shareholders on the sale of LG Harris (Harris Brushes) to Orkla ASA.
  2. Advising Maven Capital on its investments in Prospectsoft, DPP, Flow Communications, GEV Holdings, Cursor Controls Limited, EH Smith and Westfield Medical.
  3. Advising Business Growth Fund on its investments in Simworx, Prodrive, TCL and CHS Group.
  4. Advising the shareholders of Westleigh Group Limited on its sale to Countryside Properties for £135.4m.
  5. Advising the shareholders of Arctos Limited on the £60m management buy-out, backed by LDC.