Simon is a highly experienced corporate transactional lawyer with over 20 years’ experience in a wide range of corporate transactions.

He has significant and varied experience in private M&A and private equity having advised numerous PE funds, management teams and corporate and individual sellers.

Simon was previously a partner for 12 years in a national law firm including seven years in their London office.

He was also the CEO of a commercial management and investment business, originating, structuring and making investments in a range of private companies both in the UK and overseas.


  • Cairngorm Capital on its investments in Polyframe and Stevenswood and numerous subsequent bolt on acquisitions
  • North Edge Capital on its investment in Clearly Drinks
  • Endless LLP on its investment in Kennelpak
  • Enact Fund on its disposal of West Cornwall Pasty Company to Samworth Brothers
  • Travelodge and its management team on the £675m buy out by DIC
  • Management on the £1.4bn buy out of Brakes
  • Selling shareholders on the £150m sale of JLA to HG Capital
  • Management on the £60m buy out of Adare Group
  • Wm Morrison plc in relation to the sale of Kiddicare to Endless LLP.