Simon was educated at Royal School Armagh and then read law at The Queen’s University of Belfast. He completed the Certificate of Professional Legal Studies at The Queen’s Unversity of Belfast to become a Solicitor and served his apprenticeship at a large Belfast firm. He was admitted as a Solicitor in 1997 and immediately upon qualification took up a post with Thompsons Solicitors going on to become a Partner in 2003. He is a Director of the firm. He specialises in all aspects of family law including separation, divorce, ancillary relief and related matters. He has received a number of mentions in Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession over the last number of years as one of the best Solicitors practising in the area of family law in Northern Ireland.
In addition Simon also deals with some personal injury litigation and writing Wills.