Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Inquiries
Simeon took Silk in 1994. His practice comprises maximum severity clinical negligence, personal injury and product liability actions and other cases that have a medical context. He has considerable experience of group litigation and overseas jurisdictions. He has appeared in the European Court of Justice, the Supreme Court and the House of Lords. In 2017-2018 he was instructed in cases in the Caribbean and Channel Islands and others involving claimants resident abroad. He assisted in the negotiation of a settlement in the metal on metal hip litigation, leading a team of 4 counsel, and he has appeared in the Court of Appeal in a number of clinical negligence actions. Over the same period he appeared in the Supreme Court in the case of Darnley, in 6 High Court actions that went to trial and he negotiated numerous settlements in maximum severity cases. He will appear in the Court of Appeal in late 2018 in a case that will determine the scope of a doctor’s duty of care. He is recommended in all of the major directories. He sits as a Deputy High Court Judge.