Simon is a partner in Osborne Clarke’s Corporate practice. He has over 12 years’ experience advising investors, management teams and companies on all aspects of the private equity market, including venture and growth capital transactions, private equity buyouts, buy-and-build projects, and exits.

Simon is a technology specialist and has particular experience working for technology focussed VC funds, angel investors, and high-growth companies in the Tech, Media and Comms sector. He is praised for the commercial and pragmatic support he provides to investors and the companies they invest in, from start-up through to exit.

Simon joined Osborne Clarke’s corporate team on qualification in September 2007, following the completion of his training contract with the firm, during which Simon was seconded to Osborne Clarke’s Silicon Valley office in Palo Alto.

Seven Technologies

Advised on its £7m takeover of AIM listed Datong, leading provider of intelligence equipment and solutions, creating one of the sectors largest independent specialist technology engineering businesses

Funding Circle

Advised Funding Circle, the world’s leading online marketplace for business lending, on its $150 million fundraising. read more.


Advised Yieldify on its $11.5m series A funding round.