Simon has significant expertise in insurance and reinsurance matters, particularly in trade-credit cover, professional indemnity, directors and officers claims, financial institutions blanket bond cover, and fraud cases.  Simon's practice extends across the Asia Pacific region.

Simon has extensive experience in commercial litigation disputes and international arbitration, particularly in the financial services industry and real estate sector.  Apart from contractual disputes, fraud and shareholder disputes, he specialises in regulatory matters and investigations, and currently acts for a number of financial and securities industry clients in confidential regulatory matters in Hong Kong and regionally.  This includes acting in regulatory and employment matters for regulated entities, and handling contentious 'team moves' and restrictive covenants, enforcement and injunctive relief.

Simon's real estate expertise focuses on acting for commercial and retail tenants for a variety of corporates, financial institutions and retailers in the Hong Kong property market.

Simon is ranked in Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 in Band 1 for contentious insurance lawyers. Chambers states: “Simon is 'an outstanding coverage lawyer and the go-to technical lawyer in the Greater China region. He knows his markets well, is a skilful negotiator and utilises his technical abilities to get top results for his clients'." Highly regarded for his contentious practice, he regularly advises major global insurers on complex litigious matters. Simon is also ranked by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 as a leading insurance practitioner. A client praises Simon’s ‘technical expertise’ and ‘international knowledge’.