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
President Simon Davis has called for influential voices in the media and in politics to protect and promote the rule of law.
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.
We have awarded aspiring solicitors a coveted scholarship to complete their studies as part of our Diversity Access Scheme.
Britain - Europe's biggest international provider of legal services and number two in the world - could take a £3.5bn hit from a no-deal Brexit.
Office holders at the Law Society of England and Wales have written to the Sultan of Brunei urging him to reverse changes to his country's penal code.
Simon Davies launches our report England and Wales: A World Jurisdiction of Choice and explains Britain's appeal as a place to do business.
Domestic abuse victims are particularly vulnerable during the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown and need more protection than ever.
Law Society vice president Simon Davis responds to the BEIS Committee's recommendations on gender pay gap reporting.
The independence of Egypt's legal processes is under siege as an increasingly authoritarian government systematically undermines the rule of law.
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.