Simon is a transport and trade law specialist, with expertise in shipping, insurance, logistics, trade finance and international debt recovery.

He was previously a partner in an international law firm, leading its shipping and commodities practice in the Middle East. He heads Hesketh Henry’s maritime practice.

He has extensive experience in advising on commercial contracts related to the international sale of goods and services and the transportation of goods. He has global litigation and arbitration experience, regularly handling disputes in international arbitration (including trade forums for commodities) and the English High Court, as well as managing claims in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas.