Simon Lane - Alternative Dispute Resolution

Simon Lane - Alternative Dispute Resolution profile

Simon has been accredited mediator since 2006. He has undertaken many mediations both as mediatior and as advocate. Examples include:

- Contested probate claims

- Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975

- Boundary Disputes

- Rights of Way disputes

- Claims under the Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977

- Partnership disputes

- Diminution in value of land claims

- Building and construction claims

Simon often represents parties at joint settlement and round table meetings.



Year of call: 2002
Areas of specialism:
  • Administrative and Public Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Building and Construction
  • Inheritance, Wills and Probate
  • Inquests and Inquiries
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property
  • Public Access and Direct Access
Additional languages:
  • French
  • LLB (1999), LLM (2000)
Professional associations:
  • Inner Temple
  • Western Circuit
  • Property Bar Association
Professional activities:
  • Approved Pupil Supervisor
Outside Interests:
  • Travel, in particular South Africa
Notable Cases:
  • Perks v Perry [2011] EWCA Civ 445
  • Christofides v Seddon [2014] W.T.L.R. 215
  • R (oao Goodman) v Secretary of State for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs [2015] EWHC 2576 (Admin)
  • Toms v Ruberry [2017] EWHC 2970 QB