Simon was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1997 and is a leading barrister with a nationwide practice in employers’ liability personal injury claims and employment law. He is especially well regarded for his enthusiasm and capability in the niche discipline of occupational stress. Renowned as a fearless trial advocate, he has achieved successful outcomes in claims arising from psychiatric injuries caused by bullying and harassment, discrimination, nervous shock, overwork, mismanagement and whistleblowing.
“Very good in a trial.” – The Legal 500 (2018)
“Very experienced in industrial disease and employers’ liability claims.” – The Legal 500 (2017)
“He provides clear advice, a robust approach and excellent cross-examination skills.” – The Legal 500 (2016)
“Very persuasive and effective.” – The Legal 500 (2015)
“A well-regarded industrial disease specialist.” – The Legal 500 (2014)
Simon edits Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service and regularly writes for legal journals. He practises from Park Square Barristers chambers in Leeds and attends courts, tribunals and solicitors’ offices throughout England and Wales.
He is a member of The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, The Personal Injury Bar Association, The Employment Law Association and The North Eastern Circuit.
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