Simone specialises in all aspects of private and public law children work. She is recognised as a leading international child abduction lawyer. Simone had taken cases and been successful in the UK Supreme Court.
Simone is on the Law Society’s Children Panel, representing both parents and children in care proceedings; is a member of Resolution and a member of the panel of solicitors instructed by the Official Solicitor's International Child Abduction and Contact Unit.
Qualified 1990, assistant solicitor at Hodge Jones and Allen 1990-93, partner at Hodge Jones and Allen 1993-2007. Deputy District Judge South Eastern Circuit - appointed 2004. Joined Osbornes in January 2007 as a consultant.