Hesketh Henry

Simon Cartwright

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Practice Areas

Simon is a transport and trade law specialist, with particular expertise in shipping, marine insurance, logistics, commodities trading, trade finance, sanctions and international debt recovery. He also advises on commercial disputes and general insurance issues.


Simon is qualified in New Zealand and England and holds practising certificates for both jurisdictions. Simon re-joined Hesketh Henry in 2017, after spending 6 years in London and 10 years in Dubai. He was previously a partner in the international law firm Holman Fenwick Willan, managing its shipping and commodities practices in the Middle East.

Professional Memberships

Simon is a committee member of the NZ Middle East Business Council and Africa New Zealand Business Council and a member of MLAANZ and CILT. He is the secretary of the Auckland University Rugby Football Club.


Getting the Deal Through Shipping 2019 and The Shipping Law Review 2019.