Simon is regularly instructed to prosecute and defend complex cases of sexual abuse. He has prosecuted and defended the most serious sexual abuse cases.
Featured Serious Sexual Offences cases
R v M
Successful defence of man wrongfully accused of historic sexual abuse of three foster children in his care. Extensive Section 8 applications resulting in disclosure of social services files that helped demonstrate his innocence. Defendant praised by judge at end of the case.
R v D
Leading Junior defending schoolmaster and local councillor in possession of indecent images case. Prospective MP witness.
R v R
15 year old accused of sexual abuse of three year old. Child aged five gave evidence.
R v P
Choirmaster accused of historical sexual abuse of four boys.
R v C and others
Sophisticated peer-to-peer paedophile computer network. National Hi-Tech Crime Unit.
R v J
Prosecution and conviction of prolific predatory paedophile who was given the highest reported indeterminate sentence ever passed of 33 years.