Simon Bloch > JMW Solicitors LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

JMW Solicitors LLP
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Simon joined JMW in 2017 as a Partner in the Employment team.


Simon’s expertise primarily relates to advising in relation to clients and suppliers in the recruitment sector. Simon is regularly called on to provide advice in relation to employment status, Agency Workers’ Regulations, National Minimum Wage advice and inspections, restrictive covenant disputes and regulatory matters arising from running a recruitment business.  Simon also acts for senior executives in relation to terminations and provides general practice employment advice and representation.


Qualified 2003; Pannone 2003-2006; Co-op Bank (in house) 2006-2007; Brabners 2007-2015; Knights Plc 2015-2017; JMW 2017 to date


King David High School, Liverpool, Sheffield University (BA Hons Law), College of Law, Chester (LPC)

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North West > Employment > Employment

JMW Solicitors LLP advises on large-scale redundancies and reorganisations, TUPE, restrictive covenants, and high-value discrimination claims. Practice head Paul Chamberlain  is a key contact regarding regulatory compliance, while Simon Bloch is also experienced advising clients in recruitment compliance, as well as in restrictive covenant disputes and employment issues involving the use of social media. The team brought on newly qualified assistant solicitors Grace O’Driscoll and Zila Lwanda in July and September 2021. Ian Tranter  retired in December 2021, while Jennifer Smith departed in July 2021.