Simon has practised as a barrister in Sydney since 2010. Before that he worked in New York for eight years, taught at the University of Sydney Law School, and was an associate at the High Court of Australia.
Simon’s practice includes commercial and corporate law, equity, insurance, public law, trade practices, defamation, and intellectual property. He has appeared in representative proceedings (for applicants and respondents), commissions of inquiry (as counsel assisting ICAC and for persons and institutions affected), and trials and appeals in the Federal Court and NSW Supreme Court. Simon also has experience conducting and acting for witnesses in public examinations under the Corporations Act and Bankruptcy Act.
‘Best Lawyers in Australia’ recognises Simon in the area of ‘Litigation’ (9th ed, 2017; 10th ed, 2018; 11th ed, 2019; 12th ed, 2020).
Since June 2016, Simon has served as a volunteer Director of the Marrickville Legal Centre. He is also presently a member of a Professional Conduct Committee of the NSW Bar Association.