Simon is a Partner in our Milton Keynes Construction and Engineering team. He specialises in advising clients on both the contentious and non-contentious aspects of building and engineering projects in both public and private sector, including in the energy, infrastructure and transport sectors.
Simon has 25 years’ experience of advising clients on a full range of construction and engineering law issues. His expertise covers construction and engineering disputes and has extensive experience of all dispute resolution techniques including ADR, adjudication, court proceedings (including a number of reported cases), and arbitrations. Simon also has extensive non-contentious experience covering the drafting of all forms of contract and development documentation on a range of construction and engineering projects for corporate and financial institutions as well as in the local authority, education, transport healthcare and charity sectors. He has particular expertise in energy projects, having drafted the contracts for the construction of the largest biofuels plant in the UK, and on a number of waste to energy schemes, together with wind and solar projects.
Simon joined Hewitsons in June 2019 having previously worked at Shoosmiths, Wragge & Co and DAC Beachcroft.
Ranked in Chambers & Partners UK Guide to the Legal Profession 2019 and a Recommended Lawyer in Legal 500 Client’s Guide to the Legal Profession 2021.