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RadcliffesLeBrasseur

85 FLEET STREET, LONDON, EC4Y 1AE, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7222 7040
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Fax 020 7222 6208
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www.rlb-law.com
Cardiff, Leeds, London

Simon Hartley

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Work 020 7227 7476
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RadcliffesLeBrasseur

Work Department

Property Litigation

Position

Simon is a Partner in RadcliffesLeBrasseur’s Property Litigation department, advising on all facets of contentious commercial real estate work.

Based in our London office, he acts for clients ranging from major institutions to private individuals. Simon has worked extensively on disputes concerning corporate office, retail, hotel and data centre properties. He has substantial rent review experience both inside and outside the Central London markets. Simon advises on professional negligence claims, rights of light, dilapidations, service charge issues, development disputes and emergency injunctions. He has expertise in relation to real estate disputes in an insolvency context and acts in relation to the enforcement of security held over property assets.

Additionally, Simon deals with all aspects of contentious real estate investment management work, including lease renewal, tenant default, restrictive covenants, easements and planning disputes.

Career

Solicitor at Linklaters from 2002-08. Solicitor and Head of Property Litigation at Mayer Brown from 2008-12. Joined RadcliffesLeBrasseur as a Partner in 2012. Simon regularly writes and lectures on real estate dispute resolution.

Member

Simon is a member of the Law Society and the Property Litigation Association.

Education

Selby College. University of Durham (St Aidan’s College) (LLB Law 1st class). Nottingham Trent University (LPC distinction).

Leisure

In his spare time, Simon enjoys writing, film and travel.


London: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

RadcliffesLeBrasseur specialises in enfranchisement, dilapidations and landlord repair obligations, property management and family trusts. The group also has a reputation for property disputes relating to care homes, private hospitals and practitioners’ surgeries, acting for clients including NHS Foundation Trusts and MDDUS Property. The six-partner team is led by practice head Simon Hartley who ‘works hard and knows how to achieve outstanding results’. Hartley recently worked with brokers Clear Insurance Management on the development of a new type of insurance policy covering commercial tenants’ terminal dilapidations liability. In a further highlight, the team assisted client Drum Income Plus with matters including lease renewals at its Gosforth Shopping Centre. Partner Jane Emberton is ‘excellent and highly recommended’.

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