Simon Burnip - Senior Associate
Simon qualified as a Solicitor in 2005 and joined Ashtons Legal in early 2014 from a large regional practice.
He specialises in general commercial property matters as well as complex high profile/value transactions. Simon’s work involves advising developers, landlords, local authorities and private companies.
Recent transactions include:
- Purchasing a development site conditional on planning with a simultaneous sale-off to a major pub company and agreement for lease with a major hotel operator
- Acting for a local authority in securing a household name as anchor tenant for a new development site
- Acting for a landlord client in relation to the sale of a shopping centre
- Acting for developers in relation to the refinancing of development sites.
Outside of work, Simon is an avid follower of Formula 1, and a keen mountain biker and road cyclist.