Simon Trahair-Davies is a partner in the Cornwall commercial property team in Truro and the sector head for mining and minerals.
Simon has extensive experience in the minerals sector, having previously worked as the in-house UK lawyer for a major global industrial minerals company. He works with both mineral operators and landowners on legal issues across the whole life of mine.
His work includes:
- drafting and negotiating mineral options and leases
- leading on mineral rights and property due diligence for AIM listings and investment transactions
- assisting a minerals company purchase an extensive area of freehold mineral rights from a landed estate
- acting for a minerals company on the sale of disused china clay works to a government housing agency for residential development