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Winckworth Sherwood LLP

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London, Manchester, Oxford
Winckworth Sherwood LLP, Simon Livesey, London, ENGLAND

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Simon Livesey

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Winckworth Sherwood LLP

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Institutional Property


Partner: Simon deals with a broad range of work including: commercial property acquisitions and disposals, lettings, lease renewals and restructurings, and other landlord and tenant portfolio management matters; acting for business occupiers in office relocations/ new lettings, lease renewals etc. Development/redevelopment sites, including site acquisition/assembly work, easements, covenants, rights of light etc, leases for development/redevelopment (including equity sharing leases), and some experience of construction documentation e.g. appointments, warranties, construction contracts, etc. Residential property acquisitions and disposals, lettings and other residential landlord and tenant transactions. Leasehold enfranchisement (including 1967 Act freehold enfranchisement and lease extensions, 1993 Act collective freehold acquisitions and individual lease extensions) and enfranchisement under Places of Worship Enfranchisement Act 1920.


Trained Dawsons; qualified 1984; assistant solicitor Dawsons 1984-88; partner Dawsons 1989-2011; partner Winckworth Sherwood 2011-date.


The Law Society of England and Wales; The City of Westminster and Holborn Law Society; Commercial Real Estate Legal Association; Agricultural Law Association.


Oxford University.

London: Transport


Within: Rail

Winckworth Sherwood LLP ‘excels’ across the promotion, planning and statutory authorisation of complex rail projects. Its expertise includes compulsory purchase, real estate, planning and environmental issues. Among the team; Hazel Anderson specialises in infrastructure planning; Alison Gorlov has ‘extensive experience’; Simon Livesey is experienced in property matters; senior associate Jane Wakeham regularly advises on authorisation of railway schemes; and senior associate Alex Dillistone is also recommended. Paul Irving leads the department.

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