Simon Deane

Consultant | Banking and Finance

simon.deane@deacons.com
+852 2825 9209
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"Simon Deane is identified by peers for his long track record in the Hong Kong finance market."

"Simon Deane has considerable experience in structured finance and insolvency. He is also mandated to advise clients on fintech and financial services regulation matters. According to market sources, he is "technically very strong.""

"A source singles out Simon Deane for his "deep experience in banking and fintech," adding: "We look to him as an expert. He is a perfect resource to have in the region." He is sought after by clients for his skilled handling of debt financing and regulatory mandates."

Simon is a Consultant in our Banking and Finance practice. 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 – 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.

More about Simon Deane

  • Recognised as Expert in the area of Banking, Capital Markets: Structured finance and securitisation by the IFLR1000 (2021 – 2022)
  • 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 (2009 – 2011, 2019 – 2022)
  • 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 – 2022 editions)
  • Recognised as a highly-regarded lawyer in Banking & Finance and Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitisation by the IFLR1000 (for consecutive years)
  • Selected as one of Corporate INTL Magazine‘s “50 Best Lawyers in Hong Kong” (2011)
  • Recognised as a Legal Influencer – Q3 2022 by Lexology

  • Member, Documentation Committee of Asia Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA)
  • Member, Anti-Money Laundering Committee, Hong Kong Law Society

  • LLB (Hons), Exeter University, England

"Simon Deane is identified by peers for his long track record in the Hong Kong finance market."

"Simon Deane has considerable experience in structured finance and insolvency. He is also mandated to advise clients on fintech and financial services regulation matters. According to market sources, he is "technically very strong.""

"A source singles out Simon Deane for his "deep experience in banking and fintech," adding: "We look to him as an expert. He is a perfect resource to have in the region." He is sought after by clients for his skilled handling of debt financing and regulatory mandates."

Jurisdictions

  • Hong Kong
  • England and Wales (non-practising)

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