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Practice Areas

Insurance and reinsurance




Simon has almost 20 years’ experience representing international insurers and intermediaries throughout insurance markets globally. Previously the Head of Corporate & Regulatory Insurance MENA at Kennedys, Simon joined the BSA Dubai office as Partner and Head of Insurance/Reinsurance in 2018, where he undertakes both contentious and non-contentious insurance work. Simon is a barrister, called to the Bar (England & Wales) in 1998, providing insurance coverage and dispute advice. He specialises in a niche area of practice, ‘international private medical insurance’ and ‘international health regulations’. More recently, Simon has acted for several Lloyd’s syndicates in a fire loss claim in respect of coverage advice and dispute resolution, acted for a large European capacity provider in respect of a UAE reinsurance dispute and provided coverage advice to the London market in respect of several property all risks and business interruption coverages.

Professional Memberships

•DIFC Insurance Association

•British Insurance Lawyers Association (BILA)

•The International Bar Association


•What To Look Out For In 2020 – Are You Covered?

•Radical Change for the Life Insurance Market

•Are You Complying or Not?

•Bancassurance Regulations in the GCC

•Regulatory manual and country guide on International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI)