We have over 30 years’ experience advising on the entire lifecycle of development projects from site-acquisition and assembly to planning and infrastructure agreements and professional team appointments, as well as the structuring and execution of disposals.
We have extensive experience of both commercial and residential development projects both large and smaller scale.
Our clients include privately owned property companies developing mixed use schemes throughout South East England and owners of high-value homes. We also act for charities including educational and arts organisations carrying out capital projects. We are well versed in the public procurement regulations and funding requirements of organisations such as the Arts Council. We also advise charities on the issues facing them when entering legal agreements including the requirements of the Charities Act 2011, consents from the Charity Commissioners and complex governance issues.
We work with experts in our Corporate and Tax teams in order to provide a comprehensive service to our developer clients.
We can advise you on:
- Site acquisition and assembly
- Residential, commercial and mixed-use development
- Planning agreements
- Development financing
- Professional appointments and construction documentation
- Lettings and landlord and tenant issues
- Disposals of completed developments.
Major new build theatre
We advised on the lease for a major new build theatre at one Tower Bridge on behalf of London Theatre Co Ltd, a company set up by Sir Nick Hytner and Nick Starr who were formerly respectively the Artistic Director and CEO of the National Theatre.
We acted on behalf of London Irish on the purchase of Hazelwood Golf Course for development into their new training facility comprising 17 pitches and clubhouse.
We acted on behalf of creative digital agency Zone Limited in agreeing a 17,263 square foot lease of a restored heritage building for the relocation of its international headquarters to the 67 acre King’s Cross development in June 2013.