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  EWCA 694 – which decided that a notice to end a licence served by one joint licensor was not valid.
Davill v Pul  – which decided that a description of a piece of land did not limit the extent of an express right of way.
- Editor on the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) website