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Simon Lewis
Simon Lewis
Simon Lewis Partner

Simon Lewis


About Simon

Simon is an experienced corporate and commercial adviser with a focus on supporting public sector clients in meeting the needs of the community. Simon has over 20 years’ experience working with public and private sector clients on transaction and advisory engagements, in Australia and the UK. He is based in Sydney.

What he does

Simon advises public sector entities on the delivery of new policy and projects as well as procurement design and implementation, covering contracting, process and integrity issues. He has particular experience in the insurance, health, defence and energy sectors.

He regularly advises on governance issues, including advising entities on corporate authorisation, reporting and other regulatory requirements, advising boards on compliance and liability issues and undertaking reviews of organisational culture and performance.

Simon has significant experience advising on corporate transactions for insurers and other entities in the private and not-for-profit sectors, including restructuring and sale transactions, as well as distribution and alliance arrangements.

Who he works with

Simon primarily works with agencies across all levels of government and other public sector bodies. Simon brings a unique understanding of the inner workings of government as an adviser and as a former senior official. He also works with insurers, intermediaries and other private sector and not-for-profit clients involved in the delivery of services to the community.


Simon holds a Masters of Laws degree from the University of Sydney, Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from the University of NSW, a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from Griffith University and he has completed Levels I – III of Chartered Financial Analyst Program.

Life before Sparkes

Simon was formerly a Senior Executive Lawyer at Australian Government Solicitor within the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department and led the Sydney and Brisbane Commercial team. Simon commenced his career in private practice and has worked in leading firms in Australia and the UK.

Life outside of Sparkes

Simon enjoys getting outdoors and can be found on weekends exploring Sydney’s parks, beaches and cycle paths with his young children, or discovering the deeper meaning of the works of Dr. Seuss if it is raining.

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