Holiday Accident and Illness Claims Manager
Simon’s expertise is in Travel Law and Personal Injury Litigation involving the Package Travel, Package Holiday and Package Tours Regulations 1992, Montreal Convention and Athens Convention.
Simon leads an expert team of Holiday Illness and Accident Claims Lawyers handling an ever increasing caseload ranging from simple trips and slips accidents abroad to complex and catastrophic injuries and large class actions.
Simon’s attributes include an extensive knowledge of foreign and private international law. He is known and widely respected for his unswerving dedication to securing successful outcomes for his clients.
Many of Simon’s successes have been reported including: Greenwood v MyTravel UK; O’Grady v Cresta Holidays; Grimshaw v Airtours Holidays; Houghton v Direct Holidays and Hilton v MyTravel.
A Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives and member of TATLA (Travel and Tourism Lawyers Association), Simon has a vast experience of the travel industry. His previous roles include amongst others working for the tour operator MyTravel (now Thomas Cook), where Simon spent 14 years as the group’s Personal Injury Litigation Manager before joining TUI UK (TUI Holiday / First Choice Holidays).
Simon subsequently became a Claimant lawyer forging a successful career with Pannone LLP before receiving an invitation to join Simpson Millar’s prestigious and highly regarded Holiday Travel Law Division.