Simon Walker

Partner and Head of Criminal Department


Career and Qualifications

  • Liverpool University LLB Hons
  • Chester School of Law
  • Qualified in 1993
  • Partnership in 2000


  • Higher Court Rights – Criminal accredited

Simon joined the firm in 1991 as a trainee solicitor. After qualification, he quickly realised that working in our Criminal Law Department was the career for him and he now has over 25 years' experience in defending those charged with a criminal offence.

Simon heads the Criminal Department and has seen it go from strength to strength. He is a Duty Solicitor (for both court and police station) and a Higher Rights Advocate.

He has been very pro-active in the fight to save legal aid and is a committee member for the north east Criminal Law Solicitors Association.