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Simon’s practice has been largely concerned with acquisitions and disposals, both private and public and in the structuring of business relationships such as joint venture, shareholder and alliance agreements across a broad range of sectors and jurisdictions. He has particular expertise in the natural resources sector in which he has also conducted several international commercial arbitrations.
Partner of Vivien & Associés since 2019. Simon qualified in England in 1975 and Western Australia in 1977. He has spent the majority of his career practicing in Australia where he was previously a partner in the Perth office of K&L Gates, a leader in the firm’s Energy, Infrastructure and Resources practice and a member of the management committee. He holds a LLB (Hons) of Nottingham University (1972).
Besides his native language English, Simon is proficient in French.