Simon is a real estate lawyer with wide experience of acting for investors and developers.

His areas of expertise and recent project experience are as follows:

  • Residential/student investment. Clients include Moorfield Group for whom he’s acted on a number of forward funded development schemes including developments at Newcastle, Manchester and Runnymede.
  • Commercial investment. Clients include Evergreen/Extra (an M3 Capital Platform).
  • Care homes/retirement living. Simon’s clients in this sector include Cinnamon Group for whom he has acted on numerous schemes throughout the UK.
  • Strategic Land. Simon acts on behalf of Highwood Group, one of the south coast’s fastest growing property companies, on various sites, bringing forward several thousand residential units in the last 2 years.

Simon has been a partner in Shoosmiths' real estate practice since 2017. He heads up the property team in our Leeds office, leading a team of nine Partners.


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