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Simon Brading

T: +44 20 7809 2525 M: +44 7557 284 641 Email Simon | Vcard Office: London

Simon Brading Partner

Contact details

Simon Brading

Simon Brading
Partner

T: +44 20 7809 2525 M: +44 7557 284 641 Email Simon | Vcard Office: London

As a real estate lawyer with a focus on large development, investment and forward funding transactions, Simon is well regarded in the real estate sector for delivering straightforward and succinct advice. Simon regularly deals with complex transactions involving cross border and corporate elements and has particular expertise in the data centre sector. 
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Simon has broad experience of the full life cycle of development acquisitions and subsequent projects on behalf of developers, forward funders and investment purchasers. This has involved dealing with the initial acquisition of development land, the negotiation of development, joint venture and forward funding agreements, and advising on lettings and subsequent disposals of the completed development and investment package.

In the investment market, Simon has acted on many portfolio transactions across the sector, including industrial and office assets and shopping centres.  

Simon regularly acts for data centre developers, operators and investors. This has included acting on data centre developments, lettings and investment disposals, with experience acting for the developer, seller and investor.
 

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The Legal 500 UK 2012
  • Real estate
  • Real estate development and investment
  • Joint ventures

Buying and selling

Advised major public companies, pension funds, property companies and high net worth individuals in relation to the acquisition and disposal of real estate assets. This included development and portfolio investment transactions across the real estate sector, acting for either buyer or seller.

Asset management

Represented institutional investors on all aspects of managing their real estate portfolios. 

Data centres

Advised developers, occupiers and investors in relation to all aspects of transactions involving data centres.

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Developers

Advised major public companies, pension funds, property companies, developers and high net worth individuals in relation to the full life cycle of real estate development. This included the initial acquisition, development agreements, construction contracts and negotiating institutional standard leases. 

Investors

Represented institutional investors and high net worth individuals on the acquisition of complete developments and portfolio investment transactions. Acted for investors on the acquisition and disposal of partially completed developments.

Forward funding

Advised developers, pension funds and property companies on all aspects of forward funding transactions.
 
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Development

Advised major public companies, pension funds, property companies and high net worth individuals in relation to entering into joint venture and profit sharing agreements relating to real estate development. 

Investment

Represented owners and institutional investors in relation to investment into existing corporate platforms relating to real estate assets. 

Data centres

Advised institutional investors and technology companies in relation to investment to existing data centre platforms, including future funding commitments. 
 
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  • Real estate investors and developers
  • Funds and financial services
  • Technology

Developers

Advised major public companies, pension funds, property companies and high net worth individuals in relation to the full life cycle of real estate development. This includes the initial acquisition, development agreements, construction contracts and negotiating institutional standard leases. 

Investors

Represented institutional investors and high net worth individuals on the acquisition of complete developments and portfolio investment transactions. Acted for investors on the acquisition and disposal of partially completed developments.

Forward funding

Advised developers, pension funds and property companies on all aspects of forward funding transactions.
 
More: Real estate investors and developers

Investment funds

Represented institutional investors on the acquisition of complete developments. Acted for investors on the acquisition and disposal of partially completed developments. Acted on many portfolio transactions across the real estate sector, including industrial and office assets and shopping centres

Asset management

Represented institutional investors on all aspects of managing their real estate portfolios. 

Forward funding

Advised developers, pension funds and property companies on all aspects of forward funding transactions.
 
More: Funds and financial services

Data centres

Advised developers, occupiers and investors in relation to all aspects of transactions involving data centres. 

Colocation agreements

Advised owners and tenants of data centres on colocation agreements and tenant services agreements.

Power supply contracts

Advised data centre developers on power procurement and negotiating power supply contracts.
 

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