Simon is a Partner, and Head of Tax.
He joined Michelmores from Nabarro in 2014, and is based in the London office.
As well as being a Solicitor, Simon is a Chartered Tax Adviser and an Associate of the Institute of Indirect Taxation, with more than 20 years' experience advising on all taxes in relation to a wide variety of structures.
He advises on UK, offshore and international funds in the real estate and private equity sectors, encompassing a wide range of collective investment vehicles including limited partnerships, joint ventures, unit trusts, open-ended investment company, REITS and hybrid funds.
Simon helps clients to establish funds and to acquire, develop and dispose of properties tax efficiently as well as advising on restructuring companies, REITS, takeover and take-private transactions. He has a large international network, and in addition to his real estate and corporate expertise, he is able to draw on the strength of the Private Client Tax team, to provide comprehensive tax advice to clients.
- Corporate purchase and restructuring of a central London site, including a £200m debt for equity swap and promote structures.
- Segregated account fund for SWF purchase of a 50% interest in a large shopping centre. gross value £1.6bn.
- Establishing a blind fund for distressed office with Canadian Pension Fund, value £200m.
- Establishing various pan-European funds/JVs, value £800m.