Simon Wilson - People - Gateley

Simon Wilson


Gateley Legal

  • Guildford
  • t: 0148 323 0131
  • m: 0773 049 8980


Simon has been acting in the housebuilding sector since the early 1990s and has considerable experience in advising on land acquisition and disposal as well as site set-ups and high value apartment sales.

Simon’s experience in the sector has led to a wide and diverse client base including national Plc housebuilders, SMEs developing both large and bespoke schemes as well as overseas entities.


  1. Acting for investors from the Far East on the acquisition and sale of a substantial residential led mixed use development in East London that comprises several hundred new homes, comprising various complex overages and detailed infrastructure requirements including the provision of a substantial new river crossing.
  2. Acting for land promoters on the acquisition by way of open market value option of a greenfield site comprising several hundred new homes as part of a larger consortium of housebuilders that is delivering a new community and the subsequent back-to-back sale to a national housebuilder. The acquisition and sale involved detailed negotiations with the consortium members.
  3. Acting on the sale of a new build penthouse in Central London for in excess of £40m. The apartment was sold as a shell and as such there were detailed requirements in relation to licences to carry out works, construction and constraints.

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