Simon is a solicitor specialising in employment law, born in NSW, Australia. After attending St Joseph’s College in Hunters Hill, Simon graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Laws and an Honours degree in English Literature. He went on to practice as a barrister in the District, Supreme and Federal Courts of NSW.

In 1997 Simon took a sabbatical from his legal practice to travel through India. While in Rajasthan he met Charlotte, a Gloucestershire based artist. He emigrated to England in 1999 to be with Charlotte and they now live together in Stroud with their 2 children. His daughter Maude is currently a pupil at Wycliffe.

Simon commenced his career in the UK at Davies & Partners, before working in the commercial employment team at Veale Wasbrough Vizards in Bristol for 3 years. In 2007 he worked at what is now Harrison Clark Rickerbys in Cheltenham before becoming a partner with employment law specialists Sherbornes Solicitors in 2011.

Simon now runs his own company advising businesses on employment law.

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