Simon will accept instructions in all cases involving the infliction of serious and severe injury (including brain and catastrophic injuries and pain syndromes) arising from employers’ liability, public liability, road accidents, accidents caused by animals and sports related injuries. He has particular expertise in the assessment of quantum in difficult or complex cases, including claims by self-employed persons for loss of earnings/Smith. He has significant experience in coronial law and CICA cases.
Simon is an experienced junior barrister, specialising in all aspects of serious personal injury and occupational disease. He is instructed for claimants and defendants equally, undertaking work up to and including higher value multi-track/catastrophic injuries. He regularly attends court and commands a very busy and successful paperwork practice. He is an extremely effective cross-examiner with excellent attention to detail. He strives to put clients at their ease and make the litigation process less stressful for them, whilst securing them the best result possible.
Year of Call: 1997
MA (Hons) Cantab (Law at St Catharine’s)
Diploma in Sports Law (Kings College, London)
Chambers UK 2019
"He is meticulously well organised and well prepared."
Legal 500 2019
"An excellent communicator."
Chambers UK 2018
"A very capable counsel who is always well prepared."
"Thorough, grasps the issue at stake and very personable."
Legal 500 2018
‘Recommended for all aspects of serious injury and occupational disease work.’
Legal 500 2017
‘A safe pair of hands.’
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