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
Law Society president Simon Davis spoke at the swearing in of the lord chancellor, Robert Buckland QC MP, on 30 July at the Royal Courts of Justice.
Cutting back mandatory professional indemnity insurance for solicitors would be bad for partners, law firm employees and clients alike.
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.
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.
Simon Davis discusses the future of international financial disputes post-Brexit with Hon Mr Justice Robin Knowles CBE and Professor Jeffrey Golden.
We welcome news of a UK-Korea free trade agreement, which will allow solicitors to continue to practise in Korea post-Brexit.
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.