Simon is a senior associate in our Paris office. Simon has experience of international arbitrations conducted under various institutional rules, including the ICC Rules, the LCIA Rules, the UNCITRAL Rules. He has provided advice and representation in a wide range of disputes, including in relation to the construction of large infrastructure projects.
Simon’s recent experience includes representing a Japanese automotive manufacturer in a dispute arising out of the non-renewal of a distributor agreement, governed by Japanese and Kuwaiti law; a French-German consortium in an ICC arbitration arising from an agreement for the construction of a nuclear power plant in Finland; a European refining company in a dispute concerning a significant refinery upgrade project, performed pursuant to an EPC contract; and a European mining company in an ICC arbitration against a South African engineering company arising out of an EPCM contract to construct an expansion to a mining project in an African country.
Simon holds an LLB (First Class Hons) and a BA (French). He is admitted in New Zealand and speaks fluent English and French.