Simon is Head of the Construction and Engineering Team and is responsible for co-ordinating the firm's strategy in relation to construction projects.  He advises government and public bodies, local authorities, universities, developers and major contractors in all aspects of transactional construction advice covering construction procurement, funding issues, standard form and bespoke building contracts, consultants’ appointments, collateral warranties, construction security (performance bonds and parent company guarantees).

Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession identifies Simon as a leader in his field in the North of England for Construction.