Mr. Simon regularly represents Hungarian and international companies on complex transactions, advising on corporate, acquisition and project financings, restructurings and insolvency related matters.
Since joining Weil, Mr. Simon advised banks, borrowers, sponsors and developers in connection with various financing matters, including power-plant and other infrastructure projects. Mr. Simon has specific experience in insolvency law matters, and with construction contracts related to real estate and infrastructure projects.
Chambers ranks Mr. Simon as a leading lawyer for banking & finance, with Chambers Global describing him as having a “solid knowledge of financial transactions, acquisition financing and debt restructuring.” His “international experience” is cited as “a key strength” and he is highly recommended by clients for his “problem-solving capabilities and responsiveness.”
Prior to joining Weil’s Budapest office, Mr. Simon practiced for four years in London, first at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and later in the project finance department of a major international law firm. While working in London, Mr. Simon worked on legal aspects of the financing of diverse public and private projects in Central and Eastern Europe countries and in the former Soviet Union, including motorways and port developments.
Mr. Simon is fluent in English and Serbo-Croatian, in addition to his native Hungarian.
University of Novi Sad, Yugoslavia (J.D., 1993)
Central European University, Hungary (LL.M., 1995)
Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary (J.D., 2000)