Simon is an experienced legal practitioner and consultant, and a senior legal academic, and calls on extensive experience, and a wide range of skills and insights, to achieve socially just outcomes for clients.
As a lawyer Simon specialises in issues of law and social justice such as housing, debt, unemployment, mental health, family, crime and – most particularly – discrimination. He has advised and represented clients in courts and tribunals in NSW, the ACT and federally across a wide range of matters, and has been a judicial member and hearing commissioner for discrimination matters in NSW and the Northern Territory.
As a consultant, Simon advises and conducts training for governments and government agencies, non-government organisations, and businesses, on organisational governance, strategy and management, and matters of discrimination, human rights, and access to justice.
At the same time, Simon is a professor of law at the University of Sydney, where he teaches, researches and writes on discrimination, human rights, legal ethics, and issues of law and social justice.