Simon Harding is a partner within the Corporate department and is the Isle of Man Team Leader for the Funds & Investment Services, and the Insurance Team. He brings to the table extensive experience gained in working both on and off the Isle of Man. As well as being involved in a wide range of mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions, Simon has advised on many financial services, regulatory and insurance matters. He has also been involved in the establishment and restructuring of numerous Isle of Man based funds and in providing ongoing advice to such funds.
Simon was named as a ´Leader in his Field´ by Chambers UK 2015 and 2014, with sources describing him as "a highly regarded fund expert." Simon was also recommended by Chambers UK 2017 with sources deeming him a "technically excellent lawyer," who delivers an "extremely good work product." Most recently, Simon was ranked as a Band 1 lawyer in Corporate & Finance by Chambers UK 2019. In the edition he is described by market sources as a "first-class technical lawyer".
Simon is recommended by Legal 500 UK and has been since 2013. In the most recent 2018 guide, he has been named a ‘Leading Individual’ in the categories of Investment Funds & Capital Markets and Insurance & Pensions.
"Simon Harding is described by market sources as a 'first-class technical lawyer'."