Simon Wolfe is a Senior Associate with Amsterdam & Partners LLP.
Simon’s background is in international dispute resolution, anti-corruption, human rights (freedom of speech) and banking and finance law. Simon’s work at the firm has focused on representing the Government of Turkey as well as for several extractives clients in Sub-Saharan and Western Africa in both dispute resolution and political analysis. He is also involved in matters concerning anti-corruption in Eastern and Western Europe.
Prior to joining Amsterdam & Partners, Simon was the Head of Legal for an international NGO focused on anti-corruption and freedom of speech. In this role, he helped to write, pass and otherwise contribute to laws in countries as various as Australia, Greece, Iceland, Taiwan, Ukraine, Sweden, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. He has also worked in an advocacy capacity in many others. He has authored many reports and submissions on anti-corruption including as lead author on two reports for the G20. Simon has appeared before parliaments or legislative committees of Australia, Iceland and Taiwan, and submitted to many others.
Simon trained at a large commercial law firm in Melbourne, Australia. He also spent time working for a hedge fund in France and for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Tanzania.
Simon graduated with an LL.B from the University of Melbourne and an LL.M in International Commercial Arbitration from Stockholm University. He is a visiting scholar at the University of Melbourne Law School. He is admitted to practice in Victoria, Australia. In addition to English, Simon speaks and reads French to a business level and Swedish to an intermediate level.