Simon is a Partner of GLS Law and a Principal of the GLS Group, a specialist platform that delivers 24/7/365 world-class legal solutions that are genuinely accessible to all business globally, whether big or small. Simon specialises in advising on complex, high-value corporate and commercial transactions and projects, especially in the technology, telecommunications and media sectors. Simon is an emerging markets expert, and has led teams advising on numerous industry-firsts and record-breaking deals across the EMEA region. Simon has significant in-house experience at the senior executive management level. Prior to that in private practice, Simon was a partner at DLA Piper, where he assisted in establishing the pre-eminent Technology, Media and Communications/Intellectual Property and Technology team in the Middle East & Africa.