Suzi Gatward, Partner
Suzi specialises in advising clients on all aspects of mixed-use development and regeneration schemes.
Her experience includes drafting and negotiating option agreements, conditional and unconditional contracts, development agreements, overage agreements, security and transfer documentation, associated planning and infrastructure agreements and dealing with affordable housing sales and development obligations together with carrying out title investigation and preparing all necessary reports. Suzi acts for a number of national housebuilders and developers.
Suzi is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Recently acted for a national housebuilder for on the phased acquisition of land pursuant to an option agreement creating a new community of 600 homes, commercial space and a primary school
- Acted on behalf of the joint venture between Taylor Wimpey UK Limited and London and Quadrant Housing for the redevelopment of Chobham Manor at Queen Elizabeth Park (formerly the Olympic Park) in Stratford, being the first residential redevelopment phase to be sold
- Advised on the acquisition of surplus government land for regeneration including the building of 3000 new homes in Cambridgeshire
- Acted for a national housebuilder in the acquisition of a central London scheme, obtaining vacant possession and the sale of commercial space in excess of £20m
Suzi Gatward quoted by Yahoo News on the stamp duty holiday extension ahead of the Chancellor's Budget
"Extending the holiday would give a boost to the entire property sector, encouraging the continued growth of the housing market."
Draining Surface Water: Good news for Developers?
Suzi Gatward quoted by the Daily Mirror, Building and Housing Today on the stamp duty holiday extension debate
Suzi Gatward argues that an extension is crucial to keeping the property market ticking during the pandemic.
Robin Grove, Suzi Gatward and Georgia Sutton write for New Homes on the legal process of buying a new home
Demand for homebuilding continues to rise as our development sales team expands.
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The ability to develop will depend on whether you can do so without infringing the rights of tenants and those living nearby.
Do I hold sufficient interests to build on the roof?
Before starting on any development project, a careful check of the ownership and any relevant covenants and rights is required.
Building Up: Adding Additional Storeys
Read the latest edition of our 'Building Up' publication, focusing on adding additional storeys on existing buildings.