We can help those developers looking to acquire land or premises for development.

Our experts appreciate you need clear, timely and diligent legal support to help you make the right decision and reduce the risks over a potential development site before you commit your hard-earned time and finances.

We have extensive experience in helping clients with the following:

  • Enquiries and searches – diligent checks to highlight potential engineering issues;
  • Negotiating and liaising with interested parties, such as local authorities, Land Registry, landlords, tenants or financial providers.
  • Planning and tenure – helping you understand the regulations and potential obligations regarding ownership.
  • Drafting and negotiating option agreements, pre-emption agreements, overage arrangements and conditional contracts in support of you protecting your interest and securing your site.

Whatever your property development requirements please do get in touch with our specialists to see how they can help you.

How we can help

We can support you with all the legal requirements necessary for your development, allowing you to concentrate on the issues important to you.

From acquisition to completing the site sell off, we have the property and commercial expertise that can help.

Recognised and recommended

The Legal 500 UK 2022 rankings praise the Fosters’ Commercial Property team for their ‘thoroughness in getting things absolutely right‘.

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.

Fosters has completed quite a large number of transactions for me. The thoroughness of Fosters getting things absolutely right is the key factor in the work carried out successfully for me.
The Legal 500 UK 2022

Our commercial property team