Simon qualified as a solicitor in 1993 and currently specialises in all areas of criminal work, representing clients at Police Stations and Magistrates’ Courts.

He was formerly a partner with the Grantham based firm Pye-Smith, Arthur & Cobb Solicitors, a niche criminal law practice, which amalgamated with Bird & Co. Solicitors LLP at the commencement of June 2008.

Simon is married with two children. When not at work, he enjoys running, real ale, and following the fortunes of Nottingham Forest football club.