We have considerable experience in property development having dealt with the full range of transactions from small developments of a single plot to large scale residential or industrial development sites.

You may be new to property development, requiring advice on acquiring property and the best way to set up the property for a smooth and trouble free development and disposal. We can point out the pitfalls and issues to avoid and deal with the legal side of the development for you, allowing you to concentrate on the issues important to you.

We can also assist larger developers, those who have been long established and know exactly what they require and expect from their legal team.

Whatever your situation please do get in touch with us to see how we can help you.

What we can do for you

We have experience in helping our clients with the following:

  • Acquisitions;
  • Affordable housing agreements and sales to registered social landlords;
  • Development agreements;
  • Disposal of all types of commercial properties including industrial units, warehousing and retail properties.
  • Disposals of all types of residential properties including apartments, houses and shared ownership properties;
  • Grant of easements;
  • Infrastructure agreements;
  • Options to acquire;
  • Planning and building control;
  • Section 106 Agreements.

We find that most clients require issues to be dealt with within a short timescale and we will work alongside you, your designers, site managers, financial institutions and other professional teams to deliver options and solutions, enabling your development to progress without delays or headaches.

Recognised and recommended

Both our Business & Commercial and Commercial Property teams are recognised in The Legal 500 UK listings – our specialists work together for the benefit of our clients to complete on their transaction, supporting them from the beginning to the end of their development process.

Law Society accredited

The Law Society awards accreditations to legal practices and solicitors who meet the highest standards of technical expertise and client service in specific areas of law. We are members of their Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS), which is the recognised quality mark for legal experts in buying or selling property, and is trusted by some of the UK’s biggest lenders.