English Law Qualified Lawyer Jon Simpson joins De Gaulle Fleurance EMEA Ltd as Partner.
Globally renowned, Mr. Simpson will bring over 30-years’ experience advising on project development and project finance transactions in transport infrastructure (including ports, airports, motorways and railways); power & renewables; mining & resources and oil & gas transactions.
Over the last three decades, Mr. Simpson has developed leading market knowledge and expertise in advising governments; multinational corporations; and financial institutions on emerging markets transactions having successfully advised on key projects in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
“I am delighted and very excited to join De Gaulle Fleurance EMEA Ltd and to assist them with the development of their international project development and project finance emerging markets practice”, said Jon Simpson. “The African and Middle Eastern market is rapidly developing driven by the demand for mineral & resources and oil & gas. We stand ready to assist our key clients with the expertise and experience to enable them, to successfully realize their developmental projects. Bringing together our English and French law capabilities in the Middle East will enable us to best serve the existing needs of our clients as well as opening significant opportunities for the firm with new clients.”
“We are delighted to welcome Jon Simpson” declares Jean-Baptiste Santelli, Partner and CEO of De Gaulle Fleurance EMEA Ltd. “His strong experience on the emerging markets and his English law practice are key assets to strengthen the international development of our firm pursuant to our strategic approach promoted from our office in Abu Dhabi”.