Simon is a partner of the firm and a member of the company commercial team.
Simon has expertise in a number of fields including company commercial, commercial property and employment law.
Originally hailing from North Devon, Simon graduated from Plymouth University before completing his legal studies in Bristol. He returned to Devon to undertake his training contract, qualifying as a solicitor in 2011. Simon has practised in both Devon and Cornwall and joined Gard & Co in 2014.
Specialising in the sale and acquisition of companies and businesses, company reorganisations and management buy-outs, Simon also advises on a wide range of commercial agreements such as terms and conditions for the sale and supply of goods and services, agency and distribution agreements, partnership and LLP agreements and joint ventures agreements.
Simon recognises the importance of getting to know his clients and understanding their business so that he can provide an efficient and cost effective service tailored to the individual needs of the client.
In addition to company commercial work Simon also undertakes and advises on employment law and commercial property transactions, including freehold and leasehold property sales and purchases, leases and securitisation.
Outside of work Simon enjoys all outdoor pursuits and has a particular interest in rugby. Simon is also a keen landscape photographer and has recently taken up skiing with his wife, Louise.
‘I would like to thank you for providing a first class service and helping me very efficiently and competently through the legal matters involved. Your firm was recommended to me by a friend locally in Sidmouth and I will have no hesitation in recommending you myself in the future.’ Mr G, Sidmouth
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Year Admitted as Solicitor – 2011
Dealing with Business and Commercial matters since – 2011