Simon Curtis


Simon Curtis is a maritime lawyer with extensive experience in shipbuilding and offshore procurement matters.

As the author of the first four editions of the textbook, The Law of Shipbuilding Contracts, published by Informa Law Library – the fourth edition of which was published in November 2012 – Simon has extensive knowledge of English law on marine construction. He has been cited in each edition of The World’s Leading Shipping and Maritime Lawyers since 1998.

Simon lectures regularly on a range of shipbuilding and offshore issues, including contracts for the construction and employment of FSOs and FPSOs, and is also a contributing author to Ship Building, Sale and Finance and Force Majeure and Frustration of Contract, also published by Informa Law Library.

Simon is a leading individual in the Transport (Shipping) section of the 2016 UK edition of The Legal 500, Legalease, and is also on their elite list of "Leading Lawyers - a guide to outstanding lawyers in the UK."

Simon has been named a leading lawyer in the Shipping section of the 2017 edition of Chambers UK, stating "He is a recognized expert on shipbuilding contracts and other aspects of marine construction" and has "significant experience in matters related to the offshore industry." Simon is a member of the Board of Directors of Haynes and Boone.


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Haynes and Boone CDG Praised in Chambers UK 2017

Researchers with the highly respected legal directory Chambers UK have once again given high ratings to the lawyers of Haynes and Boone CDG, LLP for their abilities in advising shipbuilding and offshore energy sector clients.


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Shipping Practice Group Overview

Lawyers in the Haynes and Boone Shipping Practice Group advise clients on a wide range of commercial shipping activities, covering the entire shipping cycle, including structures and contracts for the construction, chartering and other employment, financing, sale and purchase, and demolition of ships. Learn more.

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