Head of Strategic Partnerships
Neil works in our marketing and business development team to ensure Simpson Millar can both expand and strengthen its relationships with key commercial and strategic partners.
He works particularly closely with trade unions, charities, and wider non-government organisations, and helps each office develop and improve its local networking and business development activities.
Neil has been a qualified Solicitor for more than 25 years, initially as a Personal Injury Solicitor to being the Managing Partner of Walker Smith Way Legal. His highlight was a settlement of a fully vented tetraplegia case following an accident at work.
Prior to joining Simpson Millar, Neil was a Commercial Development Director and was responsible for ensuring strategic direction and growth of trade unions, charities and other organisations.
Interests outside of work
Neil is married with two children and is a keen follower of rugby. A proud son of Belfast, Neil follows Ulster Rugby and Ireland, and is a qualified rugby coach and referee. He is also a keen cyclist and enjoys the outdoors when weather allows.