Simon Hopewell


Simon is a banking and finance lawyer with around twenty years’ experience in advising lenders and borrowers on traditional lending, structured finance, and real estate finance matters. He has particular expertise in non-traditional financing methods including offshore lending structures.

A specialist in corporate lending, real estate finance, investment funds and debt issuances, Simon acts for domestic and international institutions, including, banks, insurance companies, trustees and high-net-worth individuals (both as lenders and borrowers), advising on both offshore and onshore structures.

Simon’s varied career has included spending periods in-house at a large global investment bank, a FTSE-listed mortgage funder, a large independent fund administrator, and more recently an offshore insurer.


  • Asset and receivables financing
  • Corporate lending to SMEs and larger corporates
  • Real estate finance – investment and development
  • Investment funds
  • Peer to peer lending structures
  • Enforcement of security and security reviews
  • Secured bond issuance
  • Restructuring
  • Green energy project financing

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