Simon is a family solicitor and has been involved exclusively in family law since just before he qualified in 1990. He is also Partner and Head of Family law for Brethertons’ Banbury office.
Simon undertakes all areas of family law with a particular specialism in International Child Abduction where he sometimes act as a trained mediator. He finds this work very rewarding and tries at all times to empathise with customers no matter what their circumstances, when they are clearly going through a very stressful time. Simon is a member of the Child Abduction Lawyers Association.
As well as International Child Abduction work, he also enjoys advising customers on complex financial matters and finds being a collaborative lawyer fulfilling. Simon has been mentioned as a leading individual in Chambers and Legal 500 for approaching 10 years and he is pleased that in the 2015 editions that his hardworking team were also recognised when they stated that his work was ‘innovative and inspires a highly competent team’!
Outside work, Simon enjoys running when not injured and has an unpaid job as a taxi driver for his two children.