Simon is a solicitor with over 26 years' employment law experience. He formed Steen & Co Employment Solicitors in 2002. However, he undertook his first tribunal in 1989 when he was an in house lawyer dealing with employment law. He has worked solely as an employment solicitor ever since. His experience includes 5 years working in house as solicitor for a company which at the time was in the FTSE 100. In 1995 Simon joined and later became a partner in a large regional firm where he was recognised in the Legal 500 as a noted employment lawyer 'with a sound reputation in employment law'. In 2000 he began working for a very large London firm of solicitors as a senior employment lawyer and set up Steen & Co Employment Solicitors in 2002.
He has a background in computer science and law and is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and the Industrial Law Society. As well as being a qualified solicitor Simon also qualified as a barrister in 1989. Simon used to play cricket enthusiastically and for about the last 10 years his football career has slowly been coming to an end.