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
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.
Simon Davis delivered his opening remarks at the Global Britain and the law parliamentary reception on 26 November 2018.
We have welcomed a parliamentary working group's recommendation that property agencies should be regulated.
A radical overhaul of the regulations that govern solicitors is just weeks away. We've published two practice notes to help the profession adapt.
A challenge from an influential committee of MPs to government plans to up the limit for small claims was today welcomed by the Law Society.
The threat of dual regulation for in-house legal teams has receded, the Law Society of England and Wales said today.
"It's a real cause for celebration that solicitors come from an ever-widening pool, reflecting the diverse society of which we are part and which we serve."
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.