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property development

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Working as part of your professional team, our expert lawyers helps manage your project from inception through to completion. We have a wealth of experience across all areas of development – meaning we offer a pragmatic and commercial approach, finding workable solutions and providing a smooth delivery for your projects.

Our clients include developers, local authorities, government agencies (including the Homes & Communities Agency), promoters, housing associations and landowners looking to realise the value of their property assets. This experience of development from different perspectives is one of our unique strengths, whichever sector you operate in, we understand the stakeholders involved in your deals.

what we do...

  • Our expertise include - commercial and mixed-use development, residential development, regeneration, urban extensions, joint ventures, promotion agreements, renewable energy projects and investment and funding structures

  • Full service legal solution - we can support you on planning, procurement processes, choosing the correct joint venture vehicle, environmental law advice, construction issues and documents and tax advice and developing tax efficient structures.

  • Over 50 lawyers – based in Birmingham, Nottingham and Manchester.

  • Legal 500 regional real estate team of the year 2013.

  • Our breadth of experience means we know what the market will (and will not) accept - we won’t sit on the fence – our advice will be clear and have a firm recommendation.

  • Talk to us about flexible, transparent fee arrangements - we understand the market you are in.

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Hear from development and housing lawyer Neil Walker

Neil Walker provides a practical legal guide to simplifying property disposals. He looks at the principles that are intended to apply to any piece of land or any building that you might be looking to dispose of - it doesn’t have to be regeneration.

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Public sector case law updates - hear from our expert, Laura Hughes

With more planning cases than ever before, Laura Hughes provides a public sector case law update on green belt, neighbourhood plans, viability appraisals, and interpreting of planning permission conditions.

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Legal updates

Nemcova v Fairfield Rents Ltd 2016 UKUT 303 LC

The tenant (T) owned the long lease of a flat. The lease contained a covenant not to use the flat (or permit it to be used) for any purpose whatsoever other than as a private residence.

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Legal updates

Property quarterly update, July - September 2016

Here is the latest property quarterly update aimed at in house lawyers (and other professionals) practising in the property/real estate sector.

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