Simon Bellm

Simon Bellm


DMH Stallard (Crawley)

Griffin House

135 High Street


RH10 1DQ

Simon is a Partner in the Gatwick-based employment group. He is known for his ability to deliver pragmatic, commercially sound advice to organisations in both the public and private sectors with a particular specialism in supporting clients through complex employee relations and structural change issues. He also advises on complex TUPE issues. 

Simon has a thorough understanding of the particular issues affecting public bodies and those that work with them. His clients include Crawley Borough Council, Horsham District Council, Brighton Housing Trust, Change, Grow, Live , Shoreham Port Authority, the BRIT School, Greater Brighton Metropolitan College, Lancing College, FDM Group, and Sussex County Cricket Club..

Simon undertakes his own advocacy and is a highly successful advocate in Employment Tribunals throughout the UK and in the Employment Appeal Tribunal. Simon regularly delivers training on all aspects of employment law and speaks at external conferences.

Simon joined the firm in 1986 as a trainee solicitor and qualified as a solicitor in 1988.

...provides clear, pragmatic advice.

Chambers & Partners UK 2021

Simon Bellm is approachable, down to earth and quickly gets to the heart of the issue, ensures confidence and gives clear advice and helps manage risk.

Legal 500 UK 2022

Associated blogs

How to handle an employer's nemesis - the misuse of social media

Blog, Legal Updates
For all its benefits, social media can present particular problems for employers, which has been further highlighted by the recent Savill's case following the final of the Euros 2020
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Is changing terms of employment about to become more difficult?

Employers beware. It may become more difficult to change terms of employment through the process of dismissal and re-engagement or “fire and rehire”.
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Encouraging staff back to the workplace following lockdown - how far can an employer push it?

Simon Bellm considers the extent to which an employer can require an employee to attend at the workplace, where they are reluctant to do so due to a Covid related reason.
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