We are pleased to welcome Simon Morgan to our Banking & Finance team. With his vast experience in London and Moscow, Simon will play a key role in our Banking & Finance practice, which consists of 14 lawyers.
Simon specializes in financial restructuring, acquisition finance, project finance, syndications, structured finance, securitization, trade finance, loans and credit facilities, asset finance and distressed asset situations, as well as M&A and private equity.
Simon graduated from Aberystwyth University in 1985 with a BA honours degree in history. In the same year, Simon joined the HSBC graduate trainee banking scheme in the City of London and worked with HSBC until 1988. From 1988 to 1990 Simon attended law school in London and York. After successfully completing his legal studies, Simon joined the trainee solicitor program at Clifford Chance in London. In 1992, Simon qualified as a solicitor at Clifford Chance. While at Clifford Chance, Simon was seconded to its Moscow office from 1997 to 1999. Simon joined White & Case Moscow as a partner in 2008. In 2012, Simon was invited to join Baker McKenzie in Moscow as partner.
Simon is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales and admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales.
Commenting on his move, Simon said: “I am very excited indeed to be joining Esin Attorney Partnership, an undisputed and highly respected leader in the Turkish market, and immensely looking forward to working with Muhsin and the team and simultaneously offering English law expertise on the ground in Türkiye to our clients and expanding and strengthening our position in the Turkish market even further.”
Muhsin Keskin, head of our Banking & Finance practice, said: “We are delighted to welcome Simon to the team. We see an growing demand from our clients for English law expertise. His versatile English law expertise and experience will strengthen our practice and provide our clients the comfort and flexibility to receive English law advice. Our dedicated Banking & Finance team will continue to grow and assist our clients on the ground.”