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Simon Roberts

Partner

London

Roberts Simon
Simon Roberts

Partner

London

Simon has a 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, acquisition finance and real estate finance.

“Simon Roberts is praised by sources for ‘always thinking ahead’. His expertise lies within corporate lending matters and he regularly advises on domestic and international financing transactions. He is also highly capable in the field of real estate financing”. Chambers UK 2020 – Banking & Finance

“Simon is routinely sought out by banks and other financial investors for his expertise in international real estate acquisitions. He is considered by clients to be ‘a top-class lawyer’ who is ‘extremely diligent and very commercial.’” Chambers UK 2020 – Real Estate Finance

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 UK

News & insights

The sun shining behind a row of modern skyscrapers

Publications: 03 AUGUST 2021

LIBOR transition: less is more

In the race to remediate, the moment has come for lenders to lighten up on corporate authorisations and legal opinions.

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Panoramic view of the New York skyline

Publications: 29 MARCH 2021

Sustainable finance: Key considerations for loan documents

As regulators, shareholders, investors and wider society increasingly focus their attention on ESG matters, they have crept up the boardroom agenda of large companies and financial institutions and…

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Publications: 06 OCTOBER 2020

The UK Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020: how will the new moratorium and restructuring plan impact real estate finance transactions in England?

In this note we consider the key questions and issues that lenders and borrowers in the commercial real estate lending market in England are likely to have as a result of the new moratorium and…

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Publications: 26 MARCH 2020

Real estate and Covid-19: the questions we are being asked in England

Please note elements of the attached are now out of date, please see latest article here. This note discusses a number of issues and queries that are arising in the commercial real estate investing…

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Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1993

Academic

LLB, University of Bristol, 1989