Simon has over 20 years' experience specialising in real estate investment and development, acquisitions and disposals, landlord and tenant law, secured lending, and real estate aspects of corporate transactions (mergers, de-mergers, acquisitions and disposals). Simon advises a broad range of core and non-core real estate clients comprising high-net-worth individuals, SMEs and large corporates and FTSE 350 businesses across multiple sectors including logistics, manufacturing, self-storage, retail, offices, education, health (primary and secondary care) and charities.
Simon understands the importance of a deadline and will go over and beyond to deliver a positive outcome. He is responsive, helpful, attentive to detail and technically solid.
Legal Counsel, Caesarstone UK Limited (Manufacturing)
Advice that you can trust, offered with you the customer in mind is critical to our business. We have worked with Simon since 2008 – he is prompt, efficient, courteous and thorough. I have no hesitation in recommending him.
Managing Director, Bon Coeur Fine Wines Limited (Retail)
I engaged Simon on a number of York St John University’s largest, most prestigious, multimillion-pound development schemes. Most of these projects had extremely challenging completion timescales. Simon is extremely knowledgeable, efficient, skilled and tenacious; as a result, he always achieves the client’s required outcomes.
Colin Parkin MBE
Honorary Fellow, Director of Estates (retired), York St John University (Education)
Simon gives sound, commercial legal advice with great service delivery at competitive rates – it has been a pleasure to work with him.
Commercial Director, Stephen Sanderson Transport Limited (Logistics and Distribution)
Please note: The experience list above may include examples of work completed prior to joining Keystone Law.
Ranked as “a highly recommended leading lawyer in real estate” who is “always proactive in service delivery and competitive on price”.
Chambers and Partners UK
|2019||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|2016 - 2019||Tollers Solicitors LLP | Head of Commercial Real Estate|
|2016||Lend Lease Developments | Head of Commercial|
|2010 - 2015||Hempsons | Partner and Joint Head of Commercial Real Estate|
|2004 - 2010||Langleys LLP | Partner and Head of Commercial Real Estate|
|2002 - 2004||Olswang LLP | Commercial Property Solicitor|
|1997 - 2002||CMS Cameron McKenna LLP | Trainee Solicitor, then Commercial Property Solicitor|
|1999||Qualified as a Solicitor|