Simon Lance, lawyer, was admitted to the bar in 1986. He graduated LLB from Victoria University, Wellington.
He has practised as a barrister sole since 2006. Prior to that he was a partner in the law firm Lance and Lawson. He worked in Wellington, London, Rotorua and is now a member of City Chambers, Auckland.
Simon has considerable advocacy experience up to and including Court of Appeal level. He has conducted numerous criminal trials and appeals.
His current litigation practice involves acting as defence counsel at all levels dealing with a broad range of criminal and traffic matters including murder and other serious allegations.
Simon also practises in employment law acting for both employer and employee in various proceedings, appearing in the employment tribunal and court.