Simon qualified as a solicitor in 1993 and joined Nelsons in 1999. Simon has extensive expertise in property disputes, rights of way claims, landlord and tenant disputes and commercial disputes.

Areas of Expertise

  • Property Disputes
    • Boundary disputes
    • Adverse possession
    • Restrictive covenants
    • Emergency injunctions
    • Planning issues and appeals
    • Squatters’ claims
  • Rights of Way Claims
    • Access and easement disputes
    • Enforcement of rights of way
    • Advising and representing clients at public rights of way enquiries
  • Landlord and Tenant Disputes
    • Rent arrears claims for commercial and residential landlords
    • Forfeiture and relief from forfeiture claims
    • Distraint and dilapidations claims
    • Commercial lease renewals
    • Commercial Disputes

Reported cases include:

Fitzhugh v Fitzhugh [2012] EWCA 694 – which decided that a notice to end a licence served by one joint licensor was not valid.

Davill v Pul [2009] – which decided that a description of a piece of land did not limit the extent of an express right of way.

Professional Information

  • Editor on the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) website

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