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." Most recently Simon was recommended by Chambers UK 2017 with sources deeming him a "technically excellent lawyer," who delivers an "extremely good work product."
Simon is recommended by Legal 500 UK since 2013 and has most recently been commended as a 'Leading Individual' in three categories by Legal 500 UK 2016.
Even more recently Simon was recognised for his banking expertise within IFLR 1000 2015 with a client describing him as "excellent, probably the best in the jurisdiction."
"[Simon] is a very considered lawyer and understands exactly what we need and will suggest a number of potential solutions. I think he is the best fund lawyer on the island at the moment."