Simon is a senior commercial lawyer specialising in significant business acquisitions, business structuring, and large infrastructure projects.

Simon works with clients to identify and manage risks and effectively utilise opportunities arising through strategic acquisitions and dispositions, as well as partnerships and joint venture arrangements. 

Simon has been involved in a number of significant infrastructure projects, including in the water/wastewater, electricity, fibre and renewables sectors.  He has a particular interest in recycling technologies and agritech.   

Simon enjoys building long-term relationships with his clients, which enables him to provide insight and guidance through experience and alignment with his clients’ goals.  

Simon is a member of the NZ Private Capital Association and the Angel Association NZ.  Simon is also a director of Future Post.

Work Highlights

M&A Transactions


Acting for 2degrees on the $1.076 billion sale of its passive cellphone tower assets to mobile tower company, Connexa.

Voyage Digital 

Advising on the $1.58 billion merger of 2degrees and Orcon.


Auckland Council/Eke Panuku 

Advising on urban regeneration investment partnership.

Counties Energy

Advising on OpenLoop EV charging software and strategic acquisitions.


Advising wholesale fibre network business on contracting arrangements.


Advising on service delivery contract with Waikato District Council and strategic acquisitions/dispositions.

Venture Capital

Sprout Agritech LP 

Advising agritech investment incubator and investor on establishment and ongoing investments.


Advising water recovery technology company on flip to the US and Series A round.

Crimson Consulting

Advising tutoring and online education business on various capital raising rounds.

Areas of Expertise

Insights & News