Simon Harper

Co-Founder, LOD

Jurisdiction: UK


Simon co-founded LOD whilst he was an equity partner at BLP, stepping down from the partnership in 2012 to lead the LOD business full time. In 2015, Simon was named ‘Legal Innovator of the Year’ at the FT Legal Innovative Lawyers Awards for a decade of “sending shockwaves through the legal industry”. American Lawyer Magazine named Simon a top 50 innovator of the last 50 years – one of only three UK lawyers to be recognised as such.

Specialism at work

Creating, leading and growing new legal products and services

Favourite hobby

Exploring new cities

Best piece of advice

Think – will it still matter in a year?