He is responsible for ensuring that Withers recruits and retains the very best talent across our growing number of offices worldwide. While Simon focuses on partner recruitment, he has a particular interest in employee engagement and the implications of social media on employer branding.
He has spearheaded the London’s firm initiatives to be ranked in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For for the last five consecutive years. In 2016, the firm was ranked in the UK in Legal Week as one of the Best Legal Employers
(click here to read more). The HR team has been finalists in the Lawyer Management Awards three times, and in 2017 the firm’s graduate recruitment team helped our trainee partner, Ceri Vokes to win the award for Best Training Principal (Law Career.Net Awards).
In addition to his GHRD role, Simon has been based in Singapore since 2015 as Executive Director for its APAC offices.