Simon is a Partner in the firm’s corporate team and leads the firm’s international Transport & Automotive sector.

He advises on all manner of corporate law but specializes in M&A advising on transactions across a range of different industries (including logistics, aerospace and defence) but predominantly focusing on transport and automotive. He has built up particular expertise in the field of transport technology, working with innovative businesses on transactions in such areas as vehicle telematics and wider automotive technology including connected, autonomous and electric vehicles, digital rail and smart ticketing.

Simon qualified in September 2000, joined Osborne Clarke the same year and became a partner in 2006. He is based in Bristol but spends a lot of time working out of London also. He speaks regularly at international conferences on transport and automotive matters and is recognized for his focus on smart cities and how transport is changing to fit the urban mobility demands of the future.