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Simon Dinning

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Corporate and Commercial, Banking and Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions.


Simon Dinning is partner and Global Head of Ogier’s Corporate and Commercial team. Simon specialises in providing corporate and finance advice on transactions involving BVI or Jersey incorporated entities. Simon has particular expertise in equity capital market deals, cross border mergers and acquisitions.


Corporate division at Herbert Smith1997-2001; set up the London corporate division of Washington DC-based firm Shaw Pittman LLP from 2001; DLA Piper corporate team 2003. Harney, Westwood and Riegels 2005-07 (BVI and London office); joined Ogier 2007.


Law Society of England and Wales.


Warwick University (1991-94 BA Hons, politics); College of Law, London (1994-96 CPE; LPC).

Admitted in England & Wales 1998; British Virgin Islands 2005, Jersey 2018


Corporate and commercial

Within: Leading individuals

Simon Dinning - Ogier

Within: Corporate and commercial

The corporate and commercial team at Ogier ‘not only has the strongest set of partners, it also has real strength in depth’, according to one client, and ‘has the approach of a Magic Circle firm in London in terms of capability, delivery and client service’. Simon Dinning, who is the global head of the firm’s corporate and commercial offering, ‘is an outstanding source of sound, well-reasoned guidance whether in the midst of a transaction or with ad hoc queries’. EN+ appointed a team comprised of Dinning and managing associate Alexander Curry to oversee its IPO of global depositary receipts listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). Also notable was the group’s work for Kennedy-Wilson Holdings with regard to its all-share merger with Kennedy-Wilson Europe Real Estate by way of a Jersey scheme of arrangement. Its enviable client base, including Anglo American, Cinven and Waitrose, also engages the team to handle corporate restructurings, real estate transactions and the establishment of holding structures. The ‘pragmatic, knowledgeable and responsiveRaulin Amy is also a key contact, alongside Richard Daggett and Matthew Shaxson.

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