Simon Bellas is an international disputes authority whose practice is focused on large-scale construction projects, especially in the energy and resources and infrastructure sectors. He has particular experience working with owners and with overseas EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractors. Simon is a highly ranked arbitration and construction lawyer and has managed some of the largest international arbitrations and litigation in the Asia-Pacific region.
In addition to large-scale transnational disputes, Simon is regularly engaged during project execution as “project counsel” with a mandate of avoiding and minimizing claims and disputes. With more than 15 years experience, notably in liquefied natural gas (LNG) and mining, Simon is a leading industry professional and has an in-depth working knowledge of many of the technical engineering and commercial issues that underpin projects and the claims that commonly arise from them.