Simon Grindlay, an experienced solicitor who has been at the firm since BTTJ merged with Haxby Jarvis in 1991, has announced his retirement as a partner of Brindley Twist Tafft & James LLP. Simon, who is well known locally as a dependable property specialist working on both residential and commercial property, will be stepping down as a partner of the firm on 30th April 2021. Simon will...
Consultant, Residential and Commercial Property
Areas of practiceConveyancing Commercial Property
Simon qualified as a solicitor in 1980 and became a partner in 1982 at the law firm of Haxby Jarvis which merged with BTTJ in 1991. After 30 years as a partner at BTTJ Simon stepped down in 2021 taking up a new role as consultant.
As a property specialist Simon deals with a large volume of both Commercial Property (60%) and Residential Conveyancing (40%) transactions, often complex in their nature. Including – Advising on the sale and purchase of business premises, Acquiring, assigning and renewing business leases on behalf of clients, Negotiating licence agreements for businesses, Rent reviews and break clauses in commercial leases, Advising on planning laws and related commercial property development issues, Representing clients in possession proceedings, Property disputes.
Simon is well known locally and recognised as being extremely approachable, with other professionals often directing their own clients towards him for assistance in their property-related matters.
"Always polite, helpful & efficient. Very happy - Simon & Tyler are a great team"