Simon King

Solicitor, Chief Executive, and Head of Litigation & Employment


At Pickerings Solicitors , Simon King is a ‘very clear communicator’. The team successfully acted for the UK division of an international car component manufacturer in a breach of contract claim brought against it by a supplier.

Qualified as a solicitor in 1982.

Simon handles a wide range of employment matters, including contentious and non-contentious issues. He regularly undertakes Employment Tribunal work on behalf of companies and individuals and has taken cases to the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

His expertise is wide ranging and encompasses all aspects of the employment process, including discrimination, grievance, disciplinary and redundancy. In conjunction with our Commercial team he also advises on TUPE with regard to commercial transactions.

Simon’s non-contentious work has included advising businesses on the creation and implementation of contracts, policies and procedures.

In addition to the above, Simon handles a range of commercial litigation issues. A highly skilled advocate, he has experience across a wide range of litigious matters having acted for many companies involved in commercial/contractual disputes. He has successfully used mediation to achieve settlement for clients wishing to avoid recourse to the courts.


What clients say about Simon

Simon provided an exceptional, efficient, service while dealing with a complex legal problem I would have no hesitation in using them again.

John Harrison July 2017

Uk Recommended Lawyer 2017[1]
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Office address:
Etchell House, Etchell Court
Bonehill Road
B78 3HQ

T: 01827 317070
F: 01827 317080
DX: 12651 Tamworth