Simon’s focus is on advising prominent high net worth international families, family offices and the institutions that service them, in particular private banks and trust companies. Simon advises on all issues of family governance, succession and estate planning, often with a particular focus on effective and complex cross-border structuring. In addition to this, Simon has been involved in a number of high value, cross-border trust and estate disputes, acting both for trustees and beneficiaries.
Simon is a dual qualified English barrister and solicitor and has been based in Singapore since the beginning of 2009. He is ranked as the only "Eminent Practitioner” by Chambers & Partners in 2018 and 2019 in Private Wealth Law in Singapore and has consistently been listed as a leading individual in the Legal 500 and a top-ranked private client lawyer in Chambers & Partners since 2012.