Simon Collier has substantial experience in the oil and gas sector and advises clients on the acquisition and disposal of oil and gas interests and assets and the development and financing of oil and gas related projects in markets around the world. He has particularly strong experience in sub-Saharan Africa.

His clients include governments, oil companies, trading houses and banks. Simon advised on many of the projects carried out by DLA Piper that led to the firm being awarded "Law Firm of the Year" in the European Gas Awards of Excellence 2017.

Simon also regularly works on wider energy and infrastructure projects and financings and has experience of commodity based financings.