On 1 January 2019, Simon Boss had the great honour of becoming the Chief Executive of Shoosmiths.
It is his responsibility to drive the operations, management and implementation of the organisation’s strategy and ensure the firm’s business plan is delivered. In practical terms this means leading the Main Board, working closely with the company’s Chairman, Peter Duff, the Partnership Council, the Divisional Heads and the Directors, engaging with the Partners and employees and importantly, ensuring that the business, its successes and progress is well understood by its’ clients, intermediaries and its’ markets.
Simon joined Shoosmiths in 2005 as a real estate partner based in Birmingham. He led the Birmingham real estate team from 2006 to 20012, and was elected on to the company’s Partnership Council in 2009 and was the national Real Estate PGH (Division Head) from 2012 until 2018. Simon qualified in 1988 becoming a partner at Edge Ellison in 1995 before joining Eversheds in 2001.