Collyer Bristow strengthens Real Estate practice with senior appointment

04 Jan 2019

simon edwards

Law firm Collyer Bristow has today announced the appointment of senior commercial real estate lawyer Simon Edwards, bringing considerable strength and experience to the firm’s 25-strong Real Estate practice.

Simon Edwards joined the firm on 2 January 2019 as a Partner.

He brings to the firm a career spanning 30 years in the London commercial real estate market, with particular expertise in managing the sale, purchase, asset management and financing of high value assets and portfolios.  Simon’s clients include funds, investors, high net worth individuals and property companies.

Commenting on his appointment, Simon said: “Collyer Bristow has a first-class reputation in the London real estate market, acting for some of the most innovative residential and commercial developers, investors and property companies.  The firm’s clients match perfectly my own experience and I am looking forward to working alongside the team and developing the firm’s practice further.”

Michael Grace, Partner at Collyer Bristow said: “We continue to see strong demand for our services and advice in the real estate and private wealth sectors and continue to look to grow and develop those teams.

“Simon’s experience and 30-year career in the London real estate market makes him a rare find, and we are thrilled with his decision to join the firm.  He brings a strong client following, deep understanding of the sector, and we look forward to the contributions he will make.”

Collyer Bristow’s 25-strong Real Estate practice acts for residential and commercial developers, investors, financiers, and high net worth individuals.  It has a growing client base in the build to rent and PRS sector, with clients developing and managing schemes in London and across the country.


About Collyer Bristow LLP:

  1. Collyer Bristow LLP is a long-established law firm based in London, providing a wide range of legal services to high net worth individuals and SMEs. The firm has a particular reputation for its Private Wealth, Real Estate and Dispute Resolution services.
  2. The firm has 85 fee earners which includes 30 partners. The firm and its individual lawyers are ranked in both Chambers and the Legal 500 directories.
  3. The firm has an office in Geneva, supporting its Private Wealth practice, and is able to provide advice to international clients across multiple jurisdictions.
  4. The firm’s highly experienced partners offer in-depth expertise and industry knowledge in commercial and residential real estate, corporate and commercial, dispute resolution, reputation management, employment, IP, insolvency, and tax and estate planning.
  5. The ethos at Collyer Bristow is one of ‘personal’ service. All partners are professional yet approachable, working directly with clients to offer high quality legal advice as well as tailoring services to their individual needs. The firm’s core objective is to deliver consistently excellent services to clients.
  6. The firm has been championing emerging talent in contemporary art for almost thirty years. It supports and promotes young artists through its in-house art gallery and independently curated exhibition programme. 

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