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A lawyer without precedent...Simon Deane-Johns

Written by Ashwin Rattan Friday, 12 August 2011 19:37
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Searching Finance is delighted to announce that Simon Deane-Johns has signed with us to write (current working title) ''Without Precedent, A Lawyer's Adventures in Social Media''.

Some more about Simon...

''Simon is a lawyer who specialises in online retail financial services, e-commerce and IT.

His clients include an online retailer, e-money and payment service providers and peer-to-peer finance platforms.

Previously, he was on full-time assignment at Amazon.com; General Counsel & Company Secretary (and a co-founder) of Zopa, the world's first online marketplace where people lend directly to each other; Legal & Compliance Director for a mortgage business in GE; and a Director and General Counsel of Earthport plc, the listed payment services provider.

Simon also initiated and co-ordinated e-commerce strategy for DLA; worked in the Reuters legal department in London and New York, and spent four years as a barrister in Sydney. Simon is also admitted as an Attorney in New York State and a barrister in Australia. He is a member of SCL's media board and a delegate to the 'mydata' Interoperability Board.''

All of which sounds a bit dry (which Simon isn't at all).

Without Precedent, A Lawyer's Adventures in Social Media is published by Searching Finance later this year. In addition to Simon's prose, the book will also contain some very fetching cartoons.

Last modified on Saturday, 13 August 2011 16:01

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