Simon is a corporate partner at Bird & Bird in London. He specialises in advising companies on flotation on both the AIM market and the main market of the London Stock Exchange. Simon has worked extensively with overseas companies looking to expand their businesses or raise finance in Europe and has been more involved in a number of transactions involving the Asia-Pacific region, particularly in India, Malaysia and Singapore.
Simon has been a director and advisory board member of a number of digital media and technology companies listed in the UK and overseas. He works extensively with clients in the media, technology, cleantech and life science sectors but his international client base also covers clients from a broad range of industries.
Prior to joining us, Simon headed the London corporate department of US law firm, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP and he has advised on share and convertible bond issues which have included US private placements under Rule 144A/Regulation D as well as co-ordinating the provision of European and Asian securities law advice in connection with global offerings by international issuers.