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.