Simon has extensive experience in energy and marine insurance disputes, and his practice also includes a deep experience of construction all-risks, reinsurance, political risks and general coverage disputes. He regularly advises London and international insurers in relation to complex claims in these sectors, and following casualties. Simon is instructed in relation to the majority of the contentious war risk and Mortgagees Interest Insurance cases currently being handled in the market. Simon’s expertise in the Energy and Marine insurance sector is recognised by Legal 500 where he is listed as a leading individual for insurance and reinsurance litigation.
Simon is also a leading shipping lawyer, and is recommended in this field by Legal 500. 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 uses his insurance experience to advise on the application of P&I Club rules.