Simon is a partner and head of the commercial media team. His practice is a combination of traditional film and television production and finance work, and general commercial work for media and publishing companies and sporting bodies. His clients are, in the main, from the media industries. For film and TV they include Hindsight Media Services Limited, Zig Zag Productions, Edge Investment, Agency 42 M & P Ltd, and Acorn Productions which manages the Agatha Christie Literary Estate. Publishing clients include Dennis Publishing, LadBible, and Time Out Magazine. Recent film and TV work includes working on the films “Mortal” for 42 M & P and “Teen Spirit” for La La Land producer Fred Berger, and acting for Zig Zag on TV and related IP issues.
Simon attended the University of Cambridge where he read Classics at St Johns College. He trained at SM&B; qualified, 1989; appointed partner, 1992. He is a visiting lecturer in Media Studies at Warwick University. Current directorships: The Death Penalty Project Limited, PSA Foundation. Simon speaks fluent Italian.
PACT, Law Society and Royal Television Society.
Member of MCC and Life Fellow of Zoological Society of London; keen squash and bridge player.