Simon Sawert

Associate, Frankfurt

Biography

Overview

Simon is an associate in White & Case's International Arbitration Practice Group. He represents clients in national and cross-border arbitration and litigation proceedings.

Prior to joining White & Case, Simon gained experience at a law firm in Cologne in Corporate/M&A and international energy and infrastructure projects related to Latin America.

Simon has a particular interest in arbitration proceedings related to Latin America. He has particular expertise in matters related to Latin America as Simon has spent several years in South America.

Simon has studied law in Osnabrück, Koblenz, Frankfurt am Main, Düsseldorf and Brussels. He regularly publishes on arbitration.

Bars and Courts
Rechtsanwalt
Education
Latin American International Arbitration Course
CIDS Geneva, University of Buenos Aires
LLM
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Koblenz
German & International Arbitration
Goethe University
First State Exam
University of Osnabrück, Lower Saxony Legal Examination Office Celle
Foreign Law Programme (FFA)
University of Osnabrück
Languages
German
English
Spanish
French
Portuguese

Experience

Advising CCE Group on construction and operation of the utility scale Solar PV Park "Sol de Varas" (Chile)*

Advising AustriaEnergy on large-scale green hydrogen and green ammonia Power-to-X HNH Project in Chile*

Advising shareholders and TIMETOACT on the acquisition of majority stake by Equistone*

Advising majority shareholder of Telexiom on sale of company*

*Matters prior to working for White & Case

Publications

Book Review: El Arbitraje en la Jurisprudencia de las Cortes Superiores de Chile – Período 2002-2020 (Arbitration in the Chilean Higher Courts – 2002-2020). SchiedsVZ, Issue 3, Page 162, 2021

The Interaction between State Courts and ArbitralProceedings in Germany – Unexpected Obstacles in Times of COVID-19?. WAMR 2019 VOL. 13, No.1, December 2020