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Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
E1 6AD
United Kingdom

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  Simon Roberts



Simon has broad financing practice, acting for both borrowers and financial institutions. He has wide experience of domestic and international financing transactions. He has particular experience in corporate lending and real estate finance.

“A ‘very pragmatic’ practitioner who ‘knows the market inside out’ and has a ‘very good understanding of banks’ commercial needs.’” Chambers & Partners UK 2016 – Banking & Finance. Ranked as a leading lawyer (Band 1)

Sources attest: ‘He's unflappable in many respects and when the client is close to a breaking point he stands with you in a collaborative stance, conveys his rationale and justifies the client's reasoning to other parties in a transaction.’” Chambers & Partners UK 2016 – Real Estate Finance. Ranked as a leading lawyer (Band 2)

“One client describes key banking partner Simon Roberts ‘as one of the best lawyers in the market.’ Interviewees affirm that he brings a ‘commercial and friendly’ approach to his dealings with clients and is ‘proactive in finding solutions’.” Chambers & Partners: UK 2015

As part of “one of Europe's most capable property finance practices, the 'commercially astute' Simon Roberts is 'first class'. An 'exceptional lawyer'..." Legal 500: 2015

Professional qualifications

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1993

Academic qualifications

LLB, University of Bristol, 1989

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