Simonie is an Investment Manager in the Origination Team focusing on the funding of energy, maritime, international trade, logistics, competition, international arbitration and commercial litigation disputes.

Simonie has over 23 years of extensive experience in a wide range of major commercial disputes, international arbitration, shipping, energy, logistics, insurance, complex fraud claims, contentious trusts, ancillary proceedings, enforcement, asset-tracing and recovery. She specialises in complex, large-scale claims with a multi-jurisdictional element and she has acted for clients in trials worldwide and international arbitration hearings in a wide range of arbitral tribunals including LMAA, SIAC and LCIA.

Prior to joining Augusta, Simonie worked in private practice at Ince & Co, P&I/FD&D insurance at Thomas Miller and the MECO group, in-house at an offshore energy company and at a maritime claims consultancy company.

Simonie holds an LLM in International Business Law from King’s College London and is qualified both in England and Wales, and Greece.