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

Simon has been acknowledged as a leading lawyer in the area of Banking & Finance for many years by Asia Pacific Legal 500, Chambers Global - The World’s Leading Lawyers and Chambers Asia-Pacific, including in the 2015 and 2017-2019 editions of these publications 

He has been recognised as a leading lawyer in Banking & Finance in the International Financial Law Review (2014 – 2017 editions) and has been recognised in Asialaw Leading Lawyers for “Banking” and “Restructuring & Insolvency” for 2014

He was selected as one of Corporate INTL Magazine‘s “50 Best Lawyers in Hong Kong” (2011 edition)

 

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