Administrative, Public & Constitutional
Simon has over 20 years’ experience advising on contentious and non-contentious matters, with a particular focus on competition, regulatory and consumer law issues. Simon has advised clients from a wide range of industries, including transport, retail, financial services, telecommunications, building products and utilities.
In addition to advising and acting on a broad range of commercial matters, Simon has substantial experience in acting for clients in contentious competition and consumer law matters including between private parties as well as proceedings instituted by regulators. Simon also has experience managing investigations by regulators in relation to competition and consumer matters, including criminal and civil cartel matters, misuse of market power allegations and advising in relation to immunity and leniency applications.
Simon is a member of the Competition and Consumer Committee of the Law Council of Australia and the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association.
- Partner in the Competition & Regulation Group, Gilbert & Tobin, 2004-2017
- Senior Lawyer, Gilbert & Tobin, 1999-2004
- Senior Associate and Lawyer, Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst), 1995-1999
Simon is listed in Doyle’s Guide; Leading Competition Law Junior Counsel – Australia, 2022.