Simon advises on the full range of employment law issues, both non-contentious and contentious, often across European and international jurisdictions and he regularly deals with and co-ordinates local counsel across multiple jurisdictions. He has extensive experience advising on the employment aspects of a wide variety of private equity, M&A and outsourcing transactions (with a particular emphasis on the application of TUPE), as well as restructuring schemes and IPOs. He has particular experience advising financial services institutions on employment and employment regulatory issues on matters such as bonuses and pay regulation (including the EU bonus cap), investigations, multi-jurisdictional re-organisations, whistleblowing, discrimination, grievances, dismissals and defending claims. He has been quoted in publications in the UK, US and Europe on employment law issues.
He regularly advises corporates on senior executive service agreements, terminations and sensitive boardroom issues as well as the protection of confidential information and post-termination restrictions.
Simon previously worked in the employment department of an international law firm and has spent time on secondment in the employment legal team of a global professional services firm.