Simon Young is an experienced personal injury practitioner with expertise in all aspects of civil litigation and personal injury work, including road traffic accidents, accidents at work, public liability and occupational disease for both Claimants and Defendants.

He joined Chambers in 2002 having completed pupillage and practised as a junior tenant at Hailsham Chambers, London. Simon lives in Yorkshire and practices from Kings Chambers in Leeds.


Simon has extensive experience in occupational disease, including noise induced hearing loss and vibration cases for both Claimants and Defendants.

Simon has specialised in personal injury and associated civil litigation work (including professional negligence cases) since pupillage in London and exclusively since the mid 2000’s.  He has experience in fast track and multi track litigation (including costs budgeting), CICA cases and inquests.  He accepts instructions from Claimants and Defendants.

  • MA (Hons) Law (Cantab) – Queens’ College, Cambridge (1997, 1st class)
  • Foundation Scholar, Queens’ College, Cambridge
  • Bar Vocational Course- University of Northumbria (1998, Outstanding)

  • APIL
  • PIBA

  • Professional Negligence Looseleaf: contributor to Solicitors’ Negligence Chapter with Michael Pooles KC and Patrick Lawrence KC (to 2002)

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