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Simon Butterworth



Real Estate & Construction


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Simon is a Development specialist with considerable experience of acquisitions and disposals, development agreements and commercial leases, including more complex and high value developments.

Advice is provided to specialist developers, house builders, companies setting up new facilities, corporate occupiers and high net worth investors.

Simon is admitted to practise in England and Wales.


  • The creation of a 266,000 sq ft headquarters, manufacturing and distribution centre for a major pharmaceutical; a complex matter as: the site was reclaimed from an old coal mine; a land damn was constructed to support the building; a state of the art warehouse picking system required building tolerances of below 1%; and the development needed to key in to the closure of disparate existing offices
  • The development fitout and leasing of a new 70,000 sq ft biological research facility for a client co-ordinated with existing office closures
  • Advising a funder in relation to a facility for the redevelopment of parts of Greenwich to create 500+ flats, and associated infrastructure
  • Advising a Fund in relation to an advance relating to the development and leasing of a substantial London HQ with rents at £8 million per annum