Simon Charles, Partner

Simon is a  senior corporate partner advising public and private companies, NOMADs, sponsors, brokers and private and institutional investors. He handles financings, restructurings, M&A, admissions to AIM and the Main Market, corporate governance and Financial Services & Markets Act issues including AIM and FCA investigations.  Simon regularly advises companies and  NOMADs on secondary equity issues and IPOs.  He has a particular interest in resources and software and technology companies and is a regular contributor to the monthly AIM Journal.

Simon is rated in Chambers and Partners UK and The Legal 500 UK as a noted practitioner in corporate finance law. He has been described by clients as “A tough and effective negotiator” and “Hugely experienced, with a great blend of legal knowledge and commercial experience”.


  • Advising AIM listed Imaginatik Plc
  • Advising various US hedge funds on their rights as shareholders in English public companies
  • Advising Cambridge Mineral Resources Plc on its open offer to shareholders
  • Advising Nasstar Plc on its acquisitions of Limited, Kamanchi Limited and the business and assets of Vesk Hosted Desktop LLP and of Modrus Limited
  • Advising innovative fire retardant and suppressant technology provider Firescape Holdings Limited on its financing rounds