Simon Foster

Call: 1982


Simon is a highly regarded advocate specialising in complex crime.

He spends much of his time prosecuting the most serious cases in particular on the Western Circuit where he has been based since joining chambers 40 years ago.

A Circuit “heavyweight”, Simon is regularly instructed in complex cases such as county lines drugs cases, multi handed gang crime in addition to those cases involving vulnerable defendants and victims.

A much sought after Grade 4 RASSO prosecutor, Simon has a reputation as being a formidable opponent in Court.

Simon has acted as Lead Counsel in numerous cases involving serious organised criminal gangs and cases involving multi-perpetrator child sexual exploitation.

Simon has been a Recorder of the Crown Court for over 20 years.




15 Dec 2023

Winchester prison inmate jailed for rape and GBH of fellow prisoner – Simon Foster prosecuted for the Crown

Robert Reynolds was convicted by the jury at Salisbury Crown Court of grievous bodily harm with intent, two counts of rape and sexual assault...

22 Dec 2016

Five more members of chambers have been added to the Crown Prosecution Service Grade 4 list

We are delighted to announce that the Crown Prosecution Service have added Angus Robertson, Simon Foster, Russell Pyne, Barry McElduff and Michael Williams to...


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