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Simon Chan

Simon Chan is a partner in the firm's Finance practice. He has been based in Doha since 2010. Before moving to Doha, he spent 10 years practicing law in London. Simon has extensive experience advising financial institutions, corporate sponsors, and borrowers on general financing, including project finance, leveraged finance, asset finance and Islamic finance and also on restructurings. He has experience in advising project companies, sponsors, and lenders on the development and financing of large infrastructure projects.

Ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global 2024 for Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance in Qatar. Simon is well versed in a wide range of finance matters, acting for both borrowers and lenders. He is also noted for his skills in fintech and banking regulatory matters. Sources agree that he is "an experienced guy," with one client adding: "I find him to be really reliable." Simon is rated by The Legal 500 EMEA in Qatar, with one peer noting “Simon is a good guy, dedicated to the work and an expert in his field.”

  • Recognized by The Legal 500 EMEA as a Next Generation Partner in Banking, finance and capital markets in Qatar, 2024
  • A member of the team recognized by the global IFN Law Awards in the Fintech Law Firm of the Year category, 2023
  • Recognized by The Legal 500 EMEA as a Recommended Lawyer, 2022
  • Recognized by Chambers Global for Banking & Finance in Qatar, 2022-2024
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