Simon practises in a broad range of matters in the areas of family, commercial, employment, and administrative law. Having a diverse litigation practice provides him with a strong understanding of the law, court-room advocacy, issues of evidence, and strategy. It also allows him a unique understanding of the intersections of different areas of the law. He appears both led and unled in state and federal courts and tribunals at all levels in both original and appellate matters.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Simon was a solicitor at a prominent family law firm in Melbourne. He regularly appears in interim hearings and trials in family law matters in the Federal Circuit and Family Court.
Simon has a particular interest in equitable disputes involving real property and also disputes involving third parties in the courts’ accrued jurisdiction including matters involving questions of bankruptcy and liquidation.
He is also briefed to prepare, give advice, and appear in disputes involving the construction, enforcement or setting aside of financial agreements and child support agreements.