Simon P. Barrett
Simon  P. Barrett




  • Legal Practice Course , The College of Law, London , 1999
  • Common Professional Exam , The College of Law, London , 1998
  • B.A. (Hons) , Queen Mary, University of London , 1993
Simon P. Barrett
Tel: +81.3.6268.6727
Fax: +81.3.6268.6711
​Simon Barrett is the head of the law firm's Finance practice in Tokyo and a member of the global Energy & Infrastructure practice.

Simon specializes in the development and financing of major infrastructure projects particularly those in the transportation, power, water, chemicals and petrochemicals sectors. Simon has advised procuring authorities, project sponsors, lenders, sub-contractors and offtakers on all aspects of structuring and documenting transactions.

Simon has particular experience advising on the drafting and negotiation of high-value engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts, and he acts regularly for both project owners and EPC contractors on the terms of their EPC and related contracts.

As part of his practice, Simon also advises on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, including joint ventures, cross border M&A and debt restructurings.

Simon has worked in London and Tokyo and advised Japanese and international clients on their overseas investments including those in the Middle East, South East Asia, China and Europe.

Simon has spent much of his career working for Japanese corporates and financial institutions in Tokyo and his experience includes a two-year secondment to the legal department of a leading Japanese trading house.

Simon is an English law qualified solicitor and is licensed to practice in Japan as a Foreign Admitted Lawyer (Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi).

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