Linklaters expands London real estate team with partner hire

Linklaters is expanding its London Real Estate practice and sector with the partner hire of Simon Price.

Simon, who joins from Herbert Smith Freehills, is a highly regarded partner who specialises in structured real estate investments including joint ventures, acquisitions and disposals, as well as hotel investments, developments and operator agreements.

Yves Moreau, Linklaters’ Global Head of Real Estate, said:

“Simon is highly regarded for his thoroughness, dynamism and commerciality as a real estate practitioner. His strengths in business development and technical ability offer a powerful combination as we look to grow our market share. The flexibility his skillset offers will allow us to continue to grow an integrated Real Estate practice in London and to strengthen our global offering. We look forward to his joining the team at Linklaters.”

Andy Bruce, Linklaters’ Head of UK Real Estate, said:

“We are delighted to have someone of Simon’s calibre join the team. Linklaters’ London Real Estate sector now comprises over 20 partners, offering a full service to clients across all specialist areas. We continue to target the most complex, challenging and important transactions for our clients and Simon will be a welcome addition to the team.”

For further information please contact Rupert Winlaw on +44207 456 3219 or Surinder Sian on +44207 456 4842.