Simon is head of Maples and Calder's Funds & Investment Management team in the Maples Group's Jersey office. He has significant experience in the establishment, structuring and maintenance of offshore funds and other investment, acquisition and holding structures within the real estate, private equity and hedge fund sectors. He also has a particular specialism in the establishment and structuring of UK REITs and Shariah-compliant funds and other investment, acquisition and financing structures.
Simon acts for a wide range of clients, whether as fund promotors or investors, including well-known financial institutions, investment managers and sovereign wealth funds, as well as boutique investment managers, established family offices and high net worth investors.
Simon also advises on all aspects of corporate and commercial law, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and financing transactions and offshore listings on The International Stock Exchange ("TISE") or elsewhere.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Funds & Investment Management
Maples Advises on First Limited Partnership Migration into Jersey
Maples Advises Apache Capital Partners on Sale of International Firm's HQ in Jersey
Maples Group Boosts Jersey Offering with Strategic Hire
Maples Group Recognised at European Hedge Fund Services Awards for 10th Year Running
Maples and Calder in Jersey becomes TISE Listing Member
Simon has been named as a leading practitioner for many years by leading legal directories such as the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.
1995 - Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)
1997 - Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in the State of New York (not practising)
Jersey: The Trends Opportunities and Challenges for its Evolving Alternative Funds Ecosystem
Private Equity 2020: Jersey
Sustainable Financial Disclosures: Key Deadlines for Global Investment Managers<br /> <div> </div>
The Impact of COVID-19 on Jersey's Investment Funds Industry
New ESG Disclosure Requirements for Asset Managers
Jersey: Downstream Structuring for Top Sponsors