Simon Lissner

Simon Lissner

Accredited Representative

Simon prides himself with providing a very professional approach towards his clients dealing with their cases personally and responding promptly and efficiently to requests for legal advice and for representation regarding the following:-

  • Clients detained under an Assessment Order (Section 2)
  • Treatment Orders (Section 3)
  • Guardianship
  • CTO (Community Treatment Order)
  • Clients detained under a Hospital Order - with or without restriction (Section 37) (Section 37/41)
  • Prisoners transferred to hospital
  • Representation at Hospital Managers Hearings
  • Representation at CPA (Care Programme Approach Meeting)



Before joining Appleman Legal Simon was the Head of the Mental Health Department with a large well-established solicitors firm in North London and offices out of London.



Simon has a wealth of experience.  He has been a Mental Health Accredited Panel Member for over 25 years as well as a Mental Health Supervisor and Head of Department.  Only those lawyers who meet The Law Society's exacting accreditation requirements are permitted to join the Panel.



Simon is a qualified Lawyer and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives for over 20 years (FCILEx)..



Law Society Mental Health Accreditation Scheme



Keen interest in football and tennis, travel, history, theatre and spending quality time with family and friends.



Spoken Italian, Spanish and French.

Simon is a Consultant Lawyer in the Mental Health Department and he specialises in advising, assisting and representing clients who are detained under the Mental Health Act.