Simon is a partner in Three Crowns’ Paris office. Simon has provided advice and representation in numerous proceedings conducted under the rules of the major arbitral institutions and ad hoc, with a particular focus on disputes arising out of large infrastructure, and other major, projects.
Simon’s recent experience includes representing: the local subsidiary of a global contracting group in a dispute arising out of the construction of a significant healthcare facility in a Middle Eastern state, a contractor in a dispute concerning a major maritime infrastructure project, a Japanese automotive manufacturer in a dispute arising out of the non-renewal of a distributor agreement; a French-German consortium in an arbitration arising from the construction of a nuclear power plant in Finland; a European refining company in a dispute concerning a significant refinery upgrade project; and a European mining company in proceedings arising out of an expansion to a substantial mining operation in an African country.
Simon holds an LLB (First Class Hons) and a BA (French). He is admitted in New Zealand and his admission as a solicitor in England and Wales is pending. Simon speaks fluent English and French.