Simon is a talented finance lawyer and has worked for the last 15 years in the banking practices of two leading international law firms. He has extensive experience in a wide range of banking and finance transactions worldwide, including Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He specialises in advising on financings across a number of asset classes including real estate, securities based lending and oil & gas. He also has expertise acting on project financings, secondary market transactions, distressed debt and corporate restructurings.
Simon enjoys working for a broad range of clients, including lenders (banks, funds and alternative credit providers) and borrowers, from global corporations and financial institutions to high net worth individuals.
"We have worked with Simon Baum on several large scale complex international finance transactions. He was very experienced and knowledgeable. He always provided responsive and exceptional legal service." - Leora Pratt Levin, General Counsel, Delek Group Limited
"Simon is a very good technical lawyer who is client focused and commercial at the same time. One can place trust in Simon and know he will get the deal over the line. I would not hesitate to recommend him." - Tobi Rufus, Goldman Sachs
Simon’s recent financing mandates include advising:
“Described as a ‘very talented’ lawyer, he has a well-established position in this market.” Chambers Global Law Directory.