Partner, real estate
As a real estate lawyer with a focus on large development, investment and forward funding transactions, Simon is well regarded in the real estate sector for delivering straightforward and succinct advice. He regularly deals with complex transactions involving cross border and corporate elements and has particular expertise in the data centre sector.
Simon has broad experience of the full life cycle of development acquisitions and subsequent projects on behalf of developers, forward funders and investment purchasers. This has involved dealing with the initial acquisition of development land, the negotiation of development, joint venture and forward funding agreements, and advising on lettings and subsequent disposals of the completed development and investment package. In the investment market, Simon has acted on many portfolio transactions across the sector, including industrial and office assets and shopping centres. Simon regularly acts for data centre developers, operators and investors. This has included acting on data centre developments, lettings and investment disposals, with experience acting for the developer, seller and investor.