Simon is also part of the oil and gas group at the firm. He has experience in energy, marine, construction all-risks, professional indemnity, reinsurance, political risks and general coverage disputes. He regularly advises London and international insurers in relation to complex property and casualty claims in these sectors, and assists with the drafting of policy wordings.

In relation to shipping disputes, he acts principally for shipowners, charterers, P&I Clubs, traders banks and insurers and encompassing disputes in relation to charterparties, carriage of goods, sale of goods, ship sale and purchase and shipbuilding.

Simon also has considerable experience of commercial dispute resolution, including disputes arising out of joint ventures, bond issues and other shareholder disputes.

He is recognised by Legal 500 as a recommended lawyer for shipping and the 'next generation' lawyer for insurance and reinsurance litigation.