Simon is a consultant solicitor in the firm’s Affordable Housing team. He is also an employment lawyer who specialises in conduct and capability dismissals, particularly where the DDA is engaged. He helps employers manage consultation processes on changes to pension contributions, closure of schemes, member migration and individual employee allegations of misrepresentation following scheme changes.
Because of his involvement as a board member and chair of several not for profit organisations, he frequently advises boards on issues of governance and corporate responsibility and deals with senior management issues of trust and confidence, often involving the chief executive.
Simon is editor of the Tozers quarterly employment law newsletter, and co-ordinator and editor of the email newsflashes. He is a regular presenter at the bi-annual employment law seminars, and is regularly invited to speak at conferences.
Simon has been recognised in the Legal 500 2018 legal directory in which he has been noted for his ‘deep industry knowledge’ and ‘friendly and accommodating service’.
Simon qualified as a solicitor in 1981.