Simon practises primarily in the Criminal jurisdiction in the County Court and Supreme Courts.
Areas of expertise
Simon holds a Victorian bar Indictable Crime Certificate and is on the VLA Criminal Trial Preferred barrister.
His particular experience lies in cases of:- medical impairment and fitness to plea, risk assessment and preventative detention, e.g. supervision orders, terrorism offences, sentence appeals and young offenders. Prior to coming to the Bar, he was an Associate Public Defender at Victoria Legal Aid with particular interest in law reform and sentencing.
Before legal practice he worked in the community sector for 15 years in youth work, governance and policy-making.