Simon Deane
Simon Deane

Simon Deane

Partner

LOCATION:
Hong Kong
DIRECT:
+852 2825 9209

Simon Deane

Partner

LOCATION:
Hong Kong
DIRECT:
+852 2825 9209


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Simon is the Head of Finance & Insolvency Department.  Bringing more than 30 years of legal experience to the role, he advises clients on lending and security incorporating most kinds of debt financing work including syndicated and bilateral lending, structured finance and restructuring/rescheduling of distressed debt. He also has vast experience in banking and finance regulation and related areas, and advising clients on applications for banking licences, bank mergers and acquisitions, anti-money laundering regulations and personal data protection forms a significant part of his practice.

Head of Deacons' Risk Committee and AML Compliance

Memberships

Member, Documentation Committee of Asia Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA)

Member, Anti-Money Laundering Committee, Hong Kong Law Society

Education

LLB (Hons), Exeter University, England

Accolades

Recognised as a leading lawyer Banking & Finance in the Chambers Asia Pacific and Global Guides since 2015

Recognised as a leading individual in Banking & Finance by Legal 500 Asia Pacific in 2019

Recognised as an “In-House Community Commended External Counsel of the Year, 2019” by the Asian-mena Counsel

Recognised as an Elite practitioner in Banking and Finance in the asialaw Leading Lawyers 2019

Recognised as a highly-regarded lawyer in Banking & Finance and Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitisation by the International Financial Law Review  (IFLR) for consecutive years

Selected as one of Corporate INTL Magazine‘s “50 Best Lawyers in Hong Kong” in 2011

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