Shimmie is a Consultant solicitor who has been with the firm since September 2004 following his training with City firm D J Freeman. He specialises in most aspects of commercial and residential conveyancing and general landlord & tenant law and practice, acting on sales/acquisitions of commercial, retail, mixed use and residential premises. He also deals with all aspects of portfolio management including 1954 Act renewals and proceedings. Shimmie has particular expertise in Leasehold Enfranchisement, the Right to Manage and the Right of First Refusal, including taking and defending FTT and court proceedings. Shimmie has a wide client base acting for both landlords and tenants ranging from PLCs to large property companies, and private investors. In recognition of Shimmie’s outstanding work in the field of Enfranchisement the firm was awarded the ACQ5 award for Regional Property Law Firm of the Year (Leasehold Enfranchisement) 2016.