Simon Walker

Senior Member and Notary Public

Head of Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Property and Commercial Litigation Teams
Notary Public

“Simon has a wealth of knowledge and has been an invaluable and steady hand throughout all of our dealings. He tempers his legal expertise with pragmatism and is always mindful of finding a solution. I would have absolute confidence in recommending him most highly.” – Ms. V

Contact Details

Direct line: +44 (0) 1264 721 705

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About Simon

Simon qualified as a solicitor in 1985, having completed his training with the original firm, Talbot Davies and Copner Solicitors. He enjoys a diverse role, heading up an extensive and successful corporate and commercial practice and also occupying the position of Notary Public, which allows him to facilitate work in a variety of foreign jurisdictions.

Simon was an integral part of the successful transfer to the Practice becoming a Limited Liability Partnership in 2005.

Outside work he combines being a bad golfer and a keen follower of Bath Rugby!

Significant Experience

Simon has worked on a wide variety of transactions including:

  • Commercial freehold sales and purchases
  • Commercial leases
  • Pension Fund acquisitions and lease back arrangements
  • Portfolio sales and acquisitions
  • Lending securitisation (personal and corporate) for borrowers and lenders
  • Overage and clawback arrangements
  • Option agreements and conditional development agreements
  • Business sales and purchases (share and asset)
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Corporate governance
  • Environmental liabilities

Specialist Areas

Commercial Property
Commercial Litigation
Civil Litigation
Corporate & Commercial

Latest News Articles by Simon

Security of Tenure in commercial leases

The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 set up a regime for commercial properties to grant tenants an automatic right of renewal of an expired contractual tenancy unless a statutory grant for possession is made out [...]