Simon Allport

Biography

Simon is a partner in Bird & Bird’s international corporate group. Based in London, he advises on a wide range of public and private M&A transactions and equity capital markets transactions. Simon has an intimate knowledge of the UK’s Takeover Code, having been seconded to the Takeover Panel earlier in his career and has advised numerous clients in a variety of sectors over the years on both hostile and recommended deals. Simon also advises both corporates and financial advisers on a wide range of general corporate, company law and regulatory matters across the financial services, aviation, life sciences and media sectors. Simon is consistently ranked as a leading individual for Corporate Finance work by Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500.