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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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