Simon is a Partner and Head of Insurance at our Dubai office. Previously Head of Kennedys’ Corporate and Regulatory Insurance MENA practice, he is a qualified barrister who was called to the Bar in 1998, practising commercial and company law matters in the English courts.
A specialist in international health regulation and health insurance law as well as general corporate law, Simon advises insurance companies and intermediaries on placement of risks and products in foreign markets including underwriting agents and brokers.
He has extensive experienced in corporate insurance transactional work including setting up international insurers and agents in foreign markets through local incorporation, reinsurance arrangements and partnering with local licensed primary insurers in all lines of insurance, specifically life and health.
With nearly 20 years’ experience representing international insurers and international intermediaries in the insurance markets globally, Simon is a member of the DIFC Insurance Association and sits on the Regulatory and Life & Health committees.
He holds a BA(Hons) from Sheffield University and LLB(Hons) from the University of Hertfordshire.