Simon Isgar

Dubai, UAE

T. +971 4 528 5555

Simon is a Partner and Head of Insurance Practice in Dubai office.

Simon has 20 years of experience representing international insurers and intermediaries throughout insurance markets globally.  Previously the Head of Corporate & Regulatory Insurance MENA at Kennedys, Simon joined BSA as Partner and Head of Insurance/Reinsurance in 2018, where he undertakes both contentious and non-contentious insurance/reinsurance work.

His specialist niche areas of practice involve international private medical insurance and international health regulations. Simon also leads the firm’s Middle East Cyber Response Team working with Munich Re and several cedent insurers. He is often instructed by leading law firms in the United Kingdom and Europe as regional counsel and recently was involved with the negotiations and settlement of an 85million USD claim.

Simon is a barrister, called to the Bar (England & Wales) in 1998. His professional memberships include DIFC Insurance Association, British Insurance Lawyers Association (BILA) and the International Bar Association. 

Areas of expertise
  • Cyber security & data protection
  • Regulatory & Compliance
  • Litigation
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT)
  • Insurance
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