The 2017 editions of the leading legal directories, the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, have recognised Simon Gurney for his expertise in representing healthcare professionals and police officers before their regulatory bodies.
The 2017 edition of Chambers & Partners features Simon as a ‘ranked barrister’ in the field of Professional Discipline.
The editors described him as “an advocate with strong expertise in representing police officers and healthcare professionals before their regulatory bodies. He is experienced in everything from FTP hearings to High Court and Court of Appeal advocacy.”
Referees commented on his strengths: “He is an exceptionally good advocate and his legal knowledge is amazing” and “I found him to be very professional and very knowledgeable, with a very clear analytic mind to deal with the matters in hand.”
The editors noted his recent work, where he acted for a consultant plastic surgeon in what is now the leading case on proceeding in absence in the field of professional discipline.
The 2017 edition of the Legal 500 also features Simon as a Leading junior in the field of ‘Regulatory, Health and Safety and Licensing’. He is recommended for professional disciplinary proceedings.
In the same directory, Simon was ranked as a Leading junior in the field of criminal law, as he has been each year since 2014. The editors said that he is “intelligent, persuasive and diligent.”