Simon graduated from the University of Liverpool with a degree in Law and completed his LPC at BPP Law School.
At PGMBM Simon is part of the VW and BA core teams and has a particular interest in data breach claims, GDPR, large scale disclosure projects and international law/jurisdictional arguments.
During his legal career he has handled fast and multi-track disease (asbestos, HAVS, NIHL, CTS, asthma, dermatitis), clinical negligence (informed consent, fatalities, misdiagnosis, birth injuries), inquest representation, employment and property matters. He has handled cases in a group action against a large mine in the North East of England and has also been part of a team bringing a group action against a large aluminium manufacturer. He has prepared and taken cases to trial on numerous occasions and has conducted advocacy before Circuit Judges in multi-track matters with Counsel in opposition to include CCMC’s. Simon has issued and defended numerous complex interim applications including setting precedent in relation to expert engineers in disease matters.