Simon is the 175th president of the Law Society of England and Wales and a senior litigator at the London office of Clifford Chance.
Simon succeeded president Christina Blacklaws.
During the presidential year 2019/20, Simon's main priorities are:
1. Promoting the role of solicitors in upholding the rule of law2. Sustaining an open profession and jurisdiction3. Building a top-class profession in which all solicitors, whether they work in a firm or in-house, offer the best services to their client
Read the full presidential plan
We will be attending the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat party conferences this autumn as part of our influencing work on behalf of members.
On 19 June 2018, Simon Davis delivered a speech on the Law Tech Eagle Labs Initiative to mark the launch of the Law Society and Barclays partnership.
James Woolf and Michael Lonergan, regulatory policy advisers, outline a free upcoming breakfast event on 16 April that will provide food for thought for all firms small and large.
Ed Crosse shares what motivated him to become a Council member for the City and what the highlights have been so far.
On Tuesday 11 June, we hosted a breakfast seminar on the future of UK environmental law. Listen to our expert panel discuss the key issues.
Simon Davis delivered his opening remarks at the Global Britain and the law parliamentary reception on 26 November 2018.
By listening to the challenges voiced by the members of the profession, the Law Society can respond with high-quality and relevant support. Addressed here are the concerns surrounding Criminal Legal Aid, the SQE, and diversity and inclusion.
To celebrate the centenary of the first woman solicitor, president Christina Blacklaws and others share their thoughts on the Women in Leadership in Law project.
Law Society representatives attended the Conservative Party Conference and highlighted a number of priorities.
The Law Society attended the 2018 Labour and Liberal Democrat party conferences to discuss our priorities with key stakeholders.