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Gateley Plc

KNIGHTSBRIDGE HOUSE, LOWER BROWN STREET, LEICESTER, LE1 5NL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0116 285 9000
Fax:
Fax 0116 285 9001
DX:
10829 LEICESTER 1
Email:
Web:
www.gateleyplc.com

Simon Taylor

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 116 285 9058
Email:
Web:
gateleyplc.com/
Gateley Plc

Work Department

Real estate.

Position

Simon is a partner in the real estate department specialising in strategic commercial and residential development matters, finance and investment.  Historically a major profile in town-centre developments, but now frequently acting in relation to retail parks, distribution centres and mixed use developments. 

He has recently acted in relation to a major development in Southampton on behalf of Southampton City Council where Hammerson have developed the award winning Watermark scheme, as well as a student portfolio on behalf of IQ. 

Simon also frequently acts for residential developers in relation to options, promotion agreements and collaborations between landowners and housebuilders, including the recent disposal of a portfolio of care villages to Legal & General. 

Career

Trained DLA; qualified 1989; partner Edge and Ellison and Eversheds for ten years; partner Gateley 2013 to date.

Languages

French.

Member

Law Society.

Education

Regis School, Tettenhall; University of Kent (1986 BA Hons); College of Law Guildford (1987).

Leisure

Tennis, football and keen cyclist, and dinghy sailing when time allows.


East Midlands: Real estate

Commercial property: Elsewhere in the East Midlands

Within: Leading individuals

Simon Taylor - Gateley Plc

Within: Commercial property: Elsewhere in the East Midlands

Gateley Plc's practice has become synonymous with advising developers on large, flagship regional and national development projects, under the leadership of practice head Simon Taylor. Its work covers a wide range of developments, including those involving residential, hotel, industrial, retail and student schemes. Town centre regeneration projects are another strong suit, with Taylor being a noted name in this area. The firm's credentials in the development space have been further enhanced by the hire of construction partner Piet van Gelder from Spearing Waite LLP. Colin Gittus assists clients with property finance, quality asset management and letting work, and property-related support in corporate transactions.

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