Simon is a clerk for our Commercial & Chancery Practice Group and has specific responsibility for the commercial team. He started his clerking career in 2005 for a common law set of Chambers in Middle Temple. Simon has built up a reputation for being a very knowledgeable and approachable clerk, and always willing to go the extra mile.
Simon is consistently praised for his high standard client service in Chambers UK and The Legal 500:
- “The clerks are extremely responsive, knowledgeable and commercial in their approach. Simon Lyons in particular stands out. He develops relationships with instructing solicitors and endeavours to understand matters in order to assist in the progression of the instruction.” The Legal 500, 2024
- “Simon is very friendly and will always try to fit in any piece of work I send across. He responds promptly.” “Simon is excellent to deal with and extremely helpful.” “Simon is an excellent clerk – responsive and friendly.” The Legal 500, 2023
- “The clerks, particularly Paul Bennett, practice team leader, Simon Lyons, practice team leader, and Rob Bocock, practice manager, are exceptional. They are responsive, accommodating and will always go above and beyond to provide the best possible service.” Chambers UK, 2023
- “The clerking service is very efficient and the clerks are very pleasant. They respond quickly to enquiries.” Chambers UK, 2022
Outside of work he enjoys socialising with friends, exercising and supporting the greatest football team of all time, West Ham!