Simon T. Adams

Simon T. Adams

Partner

Education

  • College of Law, 1995, Diploma in Law
  • College of Law, 1996, Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • University of Wales, College of Cardiff, 1993, BSc, with honours, Architectural Science

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • California
  • England and Wales

Simon has substantial experience in all aspects of real estate leasing transactions and construction contract matters, including office, industrial, technology laboratory and data centre, telecom towers and retail. He is equally experienced in purchase and sale transactions and sale and lease back arrangements, including as necessary real estate finance issues. He represents major information technology companies and other institutions, including telecommunications companies, pharmaceutical corporations, medical insurance, pension finance firms and banks with their real estate requirements. He has counselled organizations on their headquarter needs and strategic real estate investment programs.

Employment History

  • 2003 - Reed Smith
  • 2000 - Crosby Heafey Roach & May (combined with Reed Smith in 2003)
  • 2000 - Admitted to the State Bar of California
  • 1999 - Admitted by the Law Society of England and Wales as a Solicitor. Focused on corporate transactional, litigation and commercial property law
  • 1997 - Hewitson, Becke & Shaw, England, Trainee Solicitor and Solicitor
  • 1996 - Trainee Manager at industrial food manufacturer

Honors & Awards

Professional Admissions / Qualifications / Training

  • Licensed by State Bar of California, USA
  • Licensed by the Law Society of England and Wales
  • Provided assistance as trainer for CEB lease negotiations seminar
  • Mentor to associate attorney within law office through firm programs

Interests

Simon enjoys sailing in San Francisco Bay and skiing in the Sierra Mountains.