The Team


With a team of over 80 professionals, you can feel reassured that you will receive high quality and bespoke advice. Below is a snapshot of our key contacts, who have a breadth of experience and knowledge.

For a full list of the professionals within the team or to find a specific person not listed below please search for them here.

Simon Kirkup

Simon Kirkup

+44 (0)191 279 9374
+44 (0)191 279 9128

Simon’s practice focuses on advising individuals, families and trusts in relation to a wide range of legal, commercial and personal issues. He acts as trustee for a number of significant landowning families and thrives upon finding innovative solutions to the many challenges that the ownership of landed estates presents. Simon also advises private and commercial investors in the acquisition and management of farms and estates – covering sporting, agricultural and commercial aspects.

His clients include corporate and charitable bodies as well as many significant private estates.

"Very strong on strategy and ruthless on the detail"

Legal 500 2017