Simon Brown


Simon specialises in all aspects of infrastructure and project finance.
 Prior to joining the firm, Simon was an associate at an international law firm in Melbourne, Australia.


Representative matters

The lenders and ECAs on the project financing of H2 Green Steel, a giga-scale hydrogen and green steel project in Sweden (PFI 2023 Europe Sustainability Deal of the Year).

UK Export Finance and the lenders on an export development guarantee (EDG) facility for JDR Cable Systems Limited.

The lenders and UK Export Finance on the financing of 140km of a high-speed, low-carbon electric railway between Yerköy and Kayseri in the Ankara region of the Republic of Türkiye.

EBRD and Proparco in connection with the financing and development of several solar photovoltaic projects located in the Aswan province of Egypt as part of the Egypt FiT Programme.

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Australian Lawyer - admitted in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia, October 2016
  • General Member - Law Institute of Victoria



Admitted as Australian Lawyer, Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia, 2016


Juris Doctor, University of Melbourne, 2016

BA, Politics and History, University of Melbourne, 2012

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.