Mr Simon Serota > Wallace LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Wallace LLP
27 Mortimer Street

Work Department

Commercial Litigation



Areas of Practice: Commercial Litigation, Property Litigation, Leasehold Enfranchisement, Professional Negligence


I specialise in all types of property litigation and dispute resolution including landlord and tenant disputes, breaches of covenant and leasehold enfranchisement. I also undertake a wide variety of general commercial litigation work including shareholder claims, professional negligence claims and asset recovery and protection.

In 1996 I established one of the first teams of lawyers dedicated solely to leasehold enfranchisement, which has experienced phenomenal success and continues to grow.

Positions Held:

Wallace LLP 1979 – present | Partner

Wallace LLP 1977 – 1979 | Solicitor

Wallace LLP 1975 – 1977 | Trainee Solicitor

I have also been a part-time Deputy Cost Judge for more than 20 years


Law Society


  • Manchester University
    LLB Hons

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Property litigation

Wallace LLP supports clients on all aspects of landlord and tenant disputes and leasehold enfranchisement matters. This includes forfeitures, dilapidations and telecoms. Meera Patel leads the property litigation team, acting primarily for high-profile landlords on lease renewals, forfeitures and tenant insolvencies. Samantha Bone leads the leasehold enfranchisement sub-team, frequently handling complex disputes in the sector. The ‘massively experienced and knowledgeable’ Simon Serota is another key name, who handles landlord and tenant disputes and breaches of covenant matters in particular.

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

Wallace LLP‘s ‘tight-knit and dynamic team‘ is consistently mandated for corporate and commercial litigation that features cross-border aspects. Alexander Weinberg is ‘who clients need at the tiller in difficult cases‘; Oli Goldman acts in a range of commercial disputes, regulatory investigations and fraud-related matters; and Simon Serota is a renowned property litigator. At senior associate level, Elizabeth Asher acts in commercial and insolvency disputes; Josephine Mathew specialises in high-value commercial litigation; and Philip Blyghtondelivers tremendous value to clients‘.