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Simon Nethercott

Simon Nethercott

Partner & Head of Commercial Department


Your Friend-in-Law Helps Local Businesses Avoid Legal Pitfalls

Dorset Commercial Solicitors, Harold G Walker, is committed to supporting local businesses in Bournemouth and Poole, by providing practical legal advice.

Businesses have to regularly deal with ever-increasing legislation and regulatory requirements. Effective legal action can make a significant contribution to the performance of a business. Harold G Walker Solicitors draw upon the expertise of an experienced Commercial Law team who offer advice and guidance on the challenges facing businesses every day.

Heading up the firms’ Commercial team is Partner Simon Nethercott, with over 35 years’ experience dealing with a wide breadth of businesses. These range from sole traders and partnerships to large multi-million-pound corporations. With a passion for local business, Simon has seen the Commercial Law department at Harold G Walker grow from strength to strength. His significant experience enables him to provide practical legal advice so business clients can achieve their objectives within a given time frame.

Simon Nethercott, comments; “During the process we aim to build a relationship with the client, understanding their business and their goals. We then work with them to resolve any legal problems and help them to avoid the legal pitfalls into which they may otherwise fall.”

Simon’s knowledge and expertise within the professional sector enable him to advise on a variety of business strategies, including sales, transfers and start-ups. His speciality is in commercial property and has advised many businesses with extensive property portfolios across the Bournemouth and Poole area. Working closely with Simon is Hugh Storry Deans, a Partner who has many years of Litigation and Dispute Resolution experience.

Recently, the firm has seen considerable growth within its commercial sector as a result of its acknowledged reputation and expertise. Harold G Walker Solicitors not only offers expert commercial property services, but business clients can also access the specialist expertise of the Litigation and Employment Law teams, creating a one-stop-shop for businesses seeking effective legal advice.

For practical legal business advice in Bournemouth and Poole or for further information regarding Business Services, please contact the Commercial team.