Services

Property

We understand the property market inside and out, sit on advisory boards, speak at industry events and offer our clients seminars and training sessions so that we can pass on our knowledge. Our contacts outside the firm mean that we are ideally placed to recommend surveyors, valuers, search agents and other professionals, both in the UK and overseas, should you require them.

Our experience

Our service is based on delivering market-leading advice from specialists with years of experience in areas such as agricultural and rural issues, heritage property, construction, planning, development, finance, tax, litigation, secured lending and urban community developments.

We have a strong and thriving property group that currently acts for a huge variety of clients with an equally large variety of requirements. Our corporate, institutional and private individuals have wide ranging interests from commercial property to rural estates and residential property. Our clients expect us to handle every aspect of property work, helping them make the most of their assets in the most efficient way possible

Whether commercial or private, rural or urban, new or old and listed, we advise on all aspects of buying and selling property. Our dedicated property team has vast amounts of experience in every type of property transaction, giving you the assurance that no matter what issues arise, they can be handled with the minimum of fuss or delay.

Our advice

With private property, we provide market-leading advice on the purchase and sale of agricultural and residential properties in an effective and tax-efficient way. We will get to know you and your aims so that you will receive the very best and most appropriate advice.

If you’re dealing in commercial property, we advise on the acquisition, funding, and disposal of all types of investment property. This includes advising on issues such as planning consent, equity-sharing ground leases, and funding agreements for forward purchases.

You will be assigned a dedicated partner who, as well as being accessible at all times, will assemble a bespoke team of specialists who can advise on a range of issues such as planning, tax, employment and securitisation. Our contacts outside the firm also mean we are well placed to recommend surveyors, valuers, search agents and other professionals whenever necessary.

Whatever the case, we always look to provide practical solutions to complex issues, advising on legal as well as commercial matters. Our team of specialists have decades of experience in construction issues and possess a wide knowledge of the industry, its trends and developments. That, combined with the support of an entire firm of property, finance, employment, charity and compliance specialists gives us – and you – a key advantage.

Our advice

Our work takes in both the contentious and non-contentious sides of construction law, acting for national and international organisations and companies, as well as high-net-worth individuals. That work includes drafting or reviewing construction agreements and representing our clients in supplier or financier disputes.

With a large number of clients looking to us for advice on construction issues, this is one of the most rapidly expanding areas within the firm and, despite the difficult conditions for construction projects, we have continued to invest heavily in this sector.

An area of increasing growth within the firm, green energy concerns a number of environmental issues in the property sector. That includes advising developers on green planning policy and procurement, and landowners considering developing windfarms, solar farms or biomass fuel arrangements.

Our experience

Our green energy experience and industry knowledge also extends to the carbon reduction commitments of commercial and private tenants, and local energy production such as wind turbines and solar panels.

We will work with you to gain a full understanding of your aims and objectives so that we can provide the very best advice and guidance. Our green energy team also closely monitor all the latest trends and developments in what is a rapidly evolving sector, and work closely with our specialists in property and tax to ensure that your green initiatives are as effective and efficient as possible.

We advise on the full range of investment property issues, including acquisition, funding and disposal of investment property. Within our acclaimed Commercial Property group, we have a wealth of experience in transactional and non-transactional commercial property business, using our extensive experience in both the legal and commercial worlds.

Our practical approach

Our property work caters for a broad client base, all of whom appreciate our business insight and personal service. That work includes complex acquisitions and disposals (including conditional on planning consent or providing for overage), the grant of equity sharing ground leases with development obligations, and funding agreements for forward purchases.

No matter how complex the issue, we take a practical and straightforward approach to our work, delivering clear and defined solutions rather than a list of options. Our lawyers also understand the importance of knowing a client, their business and objectives, which results in a more efficient and cost-effective service. This gives more satisfaction to us and greater success to you.

Whether you rent or lease commercial, agricultural or residential property, we can advise on the full range of issues that come into the area of landlord and tenant. This covers all the legislation regulating landlord and tenant relationships. That could be drafting agreements, negotiating between parties, getting involved in disputes, or any one of the many issues that can arise from this often complex relationship.

A dedicated service

We also provide a dedicated service to owners and occupiers on the diverse issues and problems with the occupation of property, from individual lease negotiations to the acquisition, disposal and restructuring of property portfolios for corporate occupiers.

Whatever your requirements, we have the expertise on hand to provide you with clear and practical advice. We will assemble a team of specialists from every area involved in your case to work together to form an integrated solution, putting in place agreements and structures that will remain relevant and strong for years to come.

We provide practical and commercial advice on the full range of planning and compulsory purchase issues faced by our landowner, developer and institutional clients. Those issues include development control, plan preparation, planning agreements, due diligence and compulsory purchase.

Our expertise

Our planning team has years of expertise in all areas of planning law, from urban extensions to minerals and waste, and agricultural workers’ dwellings. We also have excellent links with members of the planning bar and regularly instruct Counsel for Inquiry and Tribunal work.

With a series of high-profile landowners and investors as long-standing clients, our wide and varied caseload means that we have extensive experience in this area, advising on all matters relating to property development, including the maximisation and protection of return on investment.

Specialist advice

We have a particular practice in urban community projects, from masterplanning through to disposal and delivery of private and affordable housing, commercial premises, community facilities, infrastructure and private energy networks.

Our key advantage is an ability to draw upon a wide range of legal and business specialists to give you a fully integrated service. Whether it’s property, tax, finance, compliance, employment or disputes, we have the expertise to provide a swift and practical solution, answering all your requirements with clarity and assurance.

In the area of property finance, we work with many of the leading banks (including private banks), both offshore and onshore, and act for a number of them independently. Our market-leading experts in banking, finance, property and compliance have a vast amount of experience in this area and will combine to give you a fully integrated legal and commercial service.

Our bespoke service

As a firm that deals in finance on a daily basis, we have a complete understanding of the lending process and can advise on all aspects of a UK or international transaction, no matter how complex or multi-faceted. Our clients include a range of banks, investors, and high-net-worth individuals and families, all of whom look to us to provide a personal and bespoke service covering all of their requirements.

Whether you require advice on direct taxes, VAT, stamp duty/SDLT, capital allowances, or all four, we have the knowledge and industry insight to ensure that your transaction will be as tax-efficient as possible.

Our experience

Recognised by the legal directories as a leading firm for property and tax issues, we have a vast amount of experience in advising clients in how to acquire, let or dispose of commercial and residential property in the most tax-efficient manner.

That advice is provided by a team of specialists in a number of legal and commercial areas. Your team will be led by a partner who, as your main contact with the firm, will always be accessible to answer any questions or provide updates on your case.nal and bespoke service covering all of their requirements

We advise a wide spectrum of clients, from investors and developers to institutions and occupiers on the wide range of issues surrounding land and property use, including nuisance, breach of covenant, rent reviews tenancy and management disputes and strategic and tactical matters relating to lease renewal under the Landlord and Tenant Act.

Whatever the case, you will have an experienced partner available at all times to provide updates and answer questions. They will always seek to gain an understanding of your property, business and requirements so that we can provide the very best advice and an efficient and cost-effective service

We advise a wide spectrum of clients, from investors and developers to institutions and occupiers on the wide range of issues surrounding land and property use, including nuisance, breach of covenant, rent reviews tenancy and management disputes and strategic and tactical matters relating to lease renewal under the Landlord and Tenant Act.

Whatever the case, you will have an experienced partner available at all times to provide updates and answer questions. They will always seek to gain an understanding of your property, business and requirements so that we can provide the very best advice and an efficient and cost-effective service.

Whether commercial or residential, we advise on all aspects of secured lending, investigating the property in question so that you have all the information and reassurance you need to proceed with the deal. We can also draft the agreement, putting in all the covenants and controls you require for a safe and reliable contract.

In-depth knowledge

Secured lending on high-value properties requires an in-depth knowledge of the many issues surrounding property, and our team of specialists have the benefit of possessing years of experience and up-to-the-minute knowledge of the rapidly changing legislation and case law.

We aim to create long-standing relationships with all our clients and will take the time to fully understand your objectives and goals. That means that we will always be in the best position to advise on this and any future business

We have a specific practice in urban community development, advising a wide range of clients on every aspect of their projects, from master planning through to disposal and delivery. We advise on the full spectrum of developments, from private and affordable housing to commercial premises, community facilities to private energy networks.

Practical approach

Whatever the development, we take a practical and straightforward approach, using our team’s experience and industry knowledge to offer you recommendations rather than options. By giving you the full picture, we can help you maximise and protect your investment.

We understand that these developments require a host of legal and commercial skills, and we will set in place a bespoke team of specialists to cover every point and issue to give your development every chance of success.

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