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Simon Painter

BDB Pitmans LLP

  • Solicitor
  • SRA ID:166896
  • 01/12/1994

  • London
  • One Bartholomew Close
    City of London
    EC1A 7BL


Simon is head of property litigation at BDB Pitmans LLP and specialises in both commercial and residential property disputes. He also handles commercial disputes, professional negligence claims and claims for compensation arising out of compulsory purchase powers.

Simon has experience in all levels of court work, including the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal. He also deals with cases in other dispute resolution forums, such as the property tribunals, arbitration and mediation.
His notable cases include:
- Original tenant liability – W H Smith v Wyndham Investments Limited (High Court)
- Residential Landlord and Tenant / Rent Act Tenancies – Lepic v Clarke
- Contentious rent review – Sir Richard Sutton’s Settled Estates v Goldcrest Investment Holdings Limited (High Court)
- Noise Nuisance/Landlord & Tenant – Fouladi v Darout (1) and Kerrami & others (2), 31/32 Ennismore Gardens Freehold Limited v Pasricha
- Restrictive covenants, easements and rights of way – Malone & Others v Bircham & Co Nominees (No.2) Ltd & Anor (High Court)
- Residential Service Charge Dispute – Rankin & Others v Benchmark Group Limited (Tribunal)
- Leasehold enfranchisement – 26 Cadogan Square Limited v Cadogan; Cadogan v Pitts and Wang (House of Lords); Carey Morgan & Anor v Trustees of the Sloane Stanley Estate (Court of Appeal)

Areas of Expertise

  • Accountants
  • Architects
  • Banks
  • Barristers
  • Engineers
  • Estate Agents
  • Insolvency Practioners
  • Pensions
  • Solicitor - Clinical (including Medical and Dental)
  • Solicitor - Commercial Property
  • Solicitor - Employment
  • Solicitor - Wills & Probate
  • Solicitors
  • Stockbrokers
  • Surveyors
  • Trustees
  • Valuers
  • Vets