Examples of Simon’s extensive experience include:
Efobi v. Royal Mail Group (CA)  IRLR 352
Race (direct) and victimisation
Greater Manchester Police v Bailey (CA)  EWCA Civ 425 (14 June 2017)
National Probation Service for England and Wales (Cumbria Area) v Kirby  I.R.L.R. 508 on what conduct is covered by anti-victimisation legislation.
Shelkholeslami v Edinburgh University  IRLR 1090
St Helens MBC v Derbyshire & Ors  IRLR 801,  ICR 9, 29 July 2005
Ind Coope v Alboni  IRLR 131
Reasonable adjustments: Sheikholeslami v The University of Edinburgh  UKEAT 0014/17/0510, 5 October 2018.
Stages v. Jackson & Canter (A Firm)  UKEAT 0600/07/3103, 31 March 2008.
Compensation: Aramark Ltd v Graham  UKEAT 0164/12/0306, 3 June 2013.
McLauchlan v Chubb Electronic Security Systems Ltd  UKEAT 0235/12/0512, 05 December 2012.
Hospital Medical Group Ltd v Westwood  IRLR 834
St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council v. Arnold & ors  UKEAT 0108/13/1010, 10 October 2014.
Fox Cross & Ors V Glasgow City Council & Others  Eq LR 460,  ICR 954, 25 January 2013.He has been in two high-proﬁle reported decisions for both employers and claimants
Derbyshire v St Helens House of Lords dealing with the legitimate boundaries of an employer’s ability to persuade equal pay litigants to compromise their claims. This is now the deﬁnitive authority on victimisation in discrimination law.
Kells v Pilkington Plc  IRLR 693 EAT in connection with identiﬁcation of proper comparators in equal pay cases.
Medical and Regulatory
Kamath v Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  EWHC 2811 (QB)
Jesudason v Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust  EWCA Civ 73, 31st January 2020
Arch Initiatives v Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust  IRLR 406, 21 January 2016
Hospital Medical Group Ltd v Westwood (CA)  ICR 415
Jesudason v Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust QBD, 25 July 2012
Dr A v HTX  EWHC 857, (QB)
Restrictive covenants and linked commercial work / Injunctive Relief
Simon is experienced with the full range of interim remedies available through the High Court, including not just interim injunctive relief but search and seizure orders. Simon is involved in both advisory and orchestrates the court -based practice for claimants and defendants in connection with breach of employment obligations including actions concerning breach of conﬁdence and restrictive covenants. Ongoing cases include High Court springboard injunction proceedings for various large companies including 2 PLCs.
Simon regularly advises on issues relating to bonuses.
- He recently successfully mediated a bonus case on behalf of a Claimant involving dismissal prior to the accrual of a substantial bonus.
- He successfully represented former employee sued for conspiracy to defraud in the High Court and successfully pursued claim in the Employment Tribunal resulting in an award of damages and costs against the employer.
- Simon was involved in football litigation and recently involved in High Court and Employment Tribunal proceedings against Chelsea Village
Injunctions formed part of the following cases:
Regina (Taggart) v Royal College of Surgeons of England  ICR 235
Burn v Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust  ICR 492
Dr A v HTX  EWHC 857, (QB)
Sheikoleslami v. University of Edinburgh  IRLR 1090
Jesudason v Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust  EWCA Civ 73, 31 January 2020
Transfer of Undertakings
Simon’s involvement at every (appellate level) in the seminal case of Wilson v. St Helen’s Borough Council and others  IRLR 706, HL.
Simon has also appeared in:
Arch Initiatives v. Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust  IRLR 406, EAT
Housing Maintenance Solutions Ltd v JF McAteer & Ors  UKEAT 0440/13/0108.
CSC Computer Sciences Ltd v McAlinden & Ors  EWCA Civ 1435, CA.
Park Cakes Ltd v. Shumba and others  IRLR 800, CA.
St Helens Borough Council v. Derbyshire & Ors  ICR 1693,  ICR 841,  IRLR 540, ,  UKHL 16, 25 April 2007.
Hardman & Co v Urmston & Ors  UKEAT 0620/05/1407, 14 July 2006.
Belcher & Ors v Great Bear Distribution Ltd  UKEAT 0453/05/1912, 19 December 2005.
Astle others v. Cheshire County Council and another  IRLR 12.
P&O Tans European Ltd v. Initial Transport Services Ltd  IRLR 128
RCO Support Services and Aintree Hospital Trust v. Unison and others  IRLR 624