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VWV

NARROW QUAY HOUSE, NARROW QUAY, BRISTOL, BS1 4QA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0117 925 2020
Fax:
Fax 0117 925 2025
DX:
7831 BRISTOL
Email:
Web:
www.vwv.co.uk

Simon Linnitt

Tel:
Work 0117 314 5292
Email:
Web:
www.vwv.co.uk
VWV

Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Partner

Career

How Can Simon Help You?

Simon is a commercial property partner, who primarily works nationally for clients in the educationcharities and public sectors. He has over 16 years' experience in advising independent schools and other charity organisations on a national basis on a wide range of property transactions.

Simon also plays a key role in the Bristol real estate team. He has considerable experience in the acquisition, development and disposal of freehold and leasehold property. He has acted on all aspects of landlord and tenant work recently completing a property development and letting transaction to Waitrose for a national developer client.

Simon also provides specialist advice to UK education sector investors.

Meeting Your Needs

Simon leads a team of specialist lawyers on property work in the education and charity sectors. He oversees transactional property work (both freehold and leasehold), development opportunities, property arrangements with trading companies and provides advice on capital projects.

He has a special interest and expertise in advising clients on strategic issues relating to their property assets working in close collaboration with colleagues in our charity corporate team on structural changes including charity mergers, consolidations and joint ventures. His experience means that he can provide thorough and pragmatic advice on property issues.

What Others Say

'The patient and sound advice of Simon Linnitt when dealing with a particularly difficult purchaser during a major disposal of property was again very highly valued.' - Chief Executive of Charitable Group

Simon is recommended in Legal 500 for his work in the education sector.


South West: Real estate

Commercial property: Bristol

Within: Commercial property: Bristol

VWV's commercial property group has particular expertise in the education and healthcare sectors, and public sector work more generally. Steven McGuigan heads the practice group and has a notably wide-ranging practice. McGuigan advised The University of Bristol on its £11.8m acquisition of St. Augustine’s Courtyard, and also assisted Highways England Company with the negotiation of two options agreements concerning a section of the M49 motorway. The department head is also assisting Fareham Borough Council with various land agreements concerning the National Grid’s IFA2 project. In the house builder space, a team including senior associate Gemma Williams advises a national house builder on its disposals nationwide. Further, Jessica Booz (‘a consummate professional’) is acting for a residential developer in relation to various plot sales and leases on a London development site. Additional contacts include Ben Willis, Simon Linnitt and senior associate Robin Rajanah.

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