R v G (2010) Counsel for Local Authority prosecuting a landowner for failure to comply with an enforcement notice - involving complex legal issues relating to the statutory defence (s.179(3) Town & Country Planning Act 1990).
Simon was extensively involved in the preparation of the following cases;
R v Orrow and others
Feb-March 2009 – Central Criminal Court – Defence – gross negligence workplace manslaughter allegation – representing Production Director – verdicts of not-guilty entered very early in the prosecution case.
R (HSE) v F. J. Chalcroft Limited  EWCA Crim 770
March 12 2008 – Court of Appeal - appeal against sentence following Newton Hearing. Fatal fall from height. Consideration of range of sentences in single death health and safety cases.
R v J. P. Pointon and Sons Limited  2 Cr.App.R.(S.) 82;
 EWCA Crim 513 Court of Appeal – appeal against sentence – discussion of appropriate bracket for single death workplace prosecution.
R (Natural England) v Wemmergill Moor Limited
January 2008 - Durham Crown Court - the most substantial prosecution by Natural England to date, arising from extensive work carried out improperly upon SSSI.
Warwickshire Coroner’s Court
November 2008 – For H.M. Mining Inspectorate following death caused by gas in deep coal mine.
Taunton Coroner’s Court
January 2008 – For Local Authority in case of death by scalding of infant child in Council house, following failure of thermostat and cold water cistern – boiling water cascaded into bedroom from loft – subsequent to Inquest Improvement Notice withdrawn and no chargesbrought.