Simon is a seasoned legal professional with a primary focus on arbitration, investment, banking, and construction & projects within the realm of legal practice. His expertise extends to being qualified to serving as an arbitrator and counsel.

As an esteemed Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), Simon has significantly contributed to high-stakes international and domestic arbitration cases operating under the jurisdictions of Indonesian and English law. His extensive experience encompasses appearances in diverse arbitration proceedings, including those governed by UNCITRAL Arbitration, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), and Indonesian National Board of Arbitration (BANI).

Simon's professional portfolio extends beyond arbitration. He has capably represented both investors and States in complex investment disputes. Furthermore, his involvement in advising government entities and private corporations on matters concerning strategic infrastructure and energy projects underscores his practical insights and strategic acumen.

Notably, Simon holds a pivotal role within a government-appointed investment team, entrusted with the crucial task of evaluating risk and policy implications inherent in the administration's budget allocation. His comprehensive involvement has also encompassed actively contributing to the development of various laws and regulations, reflecting his commitment to shaping the legal landscape.

Acknowledged for his exceptional pro bono contributions, Simon's dedication to legal advocacy extends beyond commercial matters. His valuable insights have found a platform in prestigious legal publications, reinforcing his position as a thought leader in the field.

Simon's professional journey epitomizes excellence, integrity, and an unwavering commitment to advancing the realms of arbitration and legal advisory services.

Experience Highlight

  • Represented an Indonesian state-owned enterprise against a claim arising from port cooperation agreement before an ad hoc UNCITRAL Arbitration tribunal. 
  • Represented an Indonesian state-owned enterprise in an oil & gas and investment case before the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). 
  • Represented an Indonesian geothermal energy producer in oil & gas dispute before SIAC. 
  • Represented a major food and beverage company in a dispute relating to a distribution agreement dispute before SIAC.  
  • Represented PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (Persero) in a case of annulment of arbitral award before Indonesian District Court. 
  • Represented PT Angkasa Pura II in a case of annulment of arbitral award before the Indonesian District Court. 
  • Represented BluTether Limited in an annulment claim in relation to the Indonesian Language Law before the Indonesian District Court.