|Simon frequently acts as an Expert Witness in civil and
criminal cases concerning trees. In the past this would always involve
being instructed by one party or the other, but more recently he has also
been instructed as a Single Joint Expert under the Civil Procedure
Rules introduced by Lord Woolf. He has also given evidence at public inquiries
Recent cases include acting for a Rule 6 party in a major public inquiry into the construction of a basement in Hampstead Garden Suburb and as the expert witness for the second Defendant in the widely reported case of Stagecoach -v- Hinds and Steel, which was heard at the High Court of Justice in London.
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