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Andrew Simpson LL.B

Solicitor Director

Andrew studied Law at Northumbria University, graduating in 1998 and qualifying as a Solicitor in 2000.

Since qualifying as a Solicitor he has undertaken a wide range of work including commercial and residential property, wills and probate, trusts, family law, business law, civil claims and business lease extensions.

He now spends the majority of his time dealing with –

Commercial Property transactions including Sale and Purchase of interests in Hospitality Businesses such as Pubs, Hotels, and Restaurants, Commercial Leases of Garages and major office complexes, acting for developers in the purchase and subsequent sale of plots on residential developments and distressed property transactions

Andrew’s clients are not limited to the North East. He has worked on transactions involving a lease of a floor in the famous Gherkin building in central London; a management buyout of a major restaurant in the South East of England and a significant number of sales and purchases of garages, pubs, restaurants and SME’s.

Trusts including protecting assets for the family to avoid disappointment in the case of a widowed parent remarrying and protecting assets from the impact of Long Term Care Fees

Court of Protection Applications, Wills and affairs of the elderly

Aside from his career as a Solicitor, Andrew is involved with a number of local charities and organisations which have seen him evolve into a very successful auctioneer!

Andrew joined Mortons in September 2011 as an Associate Solicitor and is now a Director of the firm.

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