Robin Grove, Divisional Managing Partner of the Construction, Real Estate and Disputes Division
Robin is a commercial property partner specialising in development work. He has particularly deep experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in large and complex development projects, often in the mixed use and regeneration arenas.
Robin's clients value his hands on approach advising throughout the entire development lifecycle, which has led to the successful conclusion of numerous award-winning schemes under his leadership. He is the firm’s client relationship partner for Helical plc, Land Sec, Londonewcastle, Bellway Homes, Berkeley Group, Higgins Group, Taylor Wimpey and Crest Nicholson.
Robin is recognised as a leading lawyer by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500, and is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
Acting for housebuilder Bellway Homes in the joint venture with Lambeth Riverside, on a £109m tenant-backed estate regeneration in South London. This multi-million pound investment will create new homes in a more attractive and safer neighbourhood. This was Bellway’s first zone 1 joint venture signifying their growing investment in central London.
Advising Lum Chang Holdings on the purchase, and then sale of part of Kelaty House for a JV between two Singaporean listed property companies. Kelaty House will comprise of a 300 bed Apart Hotel and 600 bed student accommodation arranged within five separate buildings over an underground basement car park. The role involved the sale of part with complex development obligations, reservations, estate management and transfer documents.
Advising Taylor Wimpey and London & Quadrant on the £300 million+ acquisition of Chobham Manor, a mixed use scheme which marks the first phase of the redevelopment of the Olympic Park.
Building anxieties: The impact of a possible CGT rate rise on housebuilders
As the March 2021 budget approaches and a potential CGT rate rise, what does it mean for housebuilders?
Sustainable repurposing and planning
What new opportunities investors and developers have to meet new demands n this ever-changing environment?
Robin Grove, Suzi Gatward and Georgia Sutton write for New Homes on the legal process of buying a new home
Robin Grove quoted in Housebuilder on the legal outlook for the sector in 2020
Robin Grove quoted in House Builder on the current environment for housebuilders
Real Estate and Construction Newsletter - October 2017
This October round-up from our Real Estate and Construction teams.
Do you need a Strategic Partnership Framework with an RP?
Developers often ask us to draw up strategic partnership frameworks (SPFs) with registered providers (RPs).