Position: Associate Solicitor
Phone: 01625 547475
Simon commenced his legal career within the world of Criminal Defence before choosing to undertake Personal Injury work on behalf of Claimants. He then moved to a leading national Law firm to work in their Industrial Disease department based in Manchester City Centre. For over two and a half years he had a full claimant caseload, specialising in Asbestos related illness claims, noise induced hearing loss together with a mixture of high value Accidents at Work, Public Liability and Occupiers Liability claims, plus Road Traffic Accident claims. Many of Simon’s previous cases featured in both the regional and national press for their success stories.
Simon joined Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd in 2009, and qualified as a Solicitor in 2011. He became an Associate Solicitor at the law firm in 2014. Simon works within the Military and Serious Injury Department but also specialises in Public Liability, Employers Liability and Road Traffic Accidents.
Simon enjoys the tough challenges and rapidly changing environment of Law. His forte and interest is Litigation and he has a love of Advocacy and the adversarial nature of his work.
Mr John Norman James Doheny v Ministry of Defence (2011) – Claim for damages following a horse riding accident at work.
Skyrme v CICA – A former RAF Flight Sergeant who sustained significant life changing personal injuries whilst attempting to save his neighbour’s life received compensation for his injuries from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority following a 4 year battle and donated 100% of his compensation to the charity, ‘Help for Heroes’.
Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
In his spare time Simon enjoys running, going to the gym and travelling, having recently returned from a lengthy tour of Australia.