Simon Mills is a Senior Counsel specialising in medical law and in particular clinical negligence, professional regulatory law, mental capacity and coroners' inquests. He has acted in a number of the leading Irish cases in the area. He trained first as a doctor in Trinity College Dublin and then as a lawyer in University College Dublin. He was called to the Irish Bar in 2002 and to the Inner Bar in 2018.
He has an MSc in Medical Ethics from Imperial College London, where his thesis was on Pluralist Approaches to Abortion Law. For Bloomsbury, he is the co-author of two books and has contributed to several other texts. He writes and broadcasts regularly on medico-legal and medical ethical matters. He has given evidence to the Oireachtas Health Committee on abortion law and was a member of the Pandemic Ethics Advisory Group during the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak.