Simon joined Connolly Suthers as a partner in 1979 and retired from that position in mid 2015, remaining as a consultant to the firm. Connolly Suthers has one of the largest plaintiffs' litigation practices in North Queensland - a team of some ten lawyers and para-legal professionals.
Having completed his articles with a Townsville law firm, Simon was admitted to practise as a lawyer in Queensland in 1978. He has practised continuously since admission.
He has acted for a number of large insurance companies and conducted extensive commercial and insurance litigation. He has successfully acted for plaintiffs in many of Queensland's leading cases. He also conducts courses involving wills and estate disputes.
Simon has extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution.
- Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia
- Member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance
- Member of the Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners