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    Real Estate Development Legal Services

The real estate development market is changing.

As one of the largest, market-leading commercial and mixed-use development practices in the UK, we are uniquely positioned to cater to the ever-changing real estate development industry.

Our real estate development lawyers provide practical, timely and innovative advice tailored to your needs. The size of our group enables our people to develop specialist knowledge and expertise in specific areas, rather than being generalists. We are one of the very few firms able to cope with the different requirements and skills required for both large corporate institutions and international and UK based high-net-worth individuals/families and family offices. We are present and maintain strong networks in all the key global wealth hubs and we are proud to provide practical, timely and innovative advice tailored to your needs.

Whether you are a major or niche developer, a landowner (both public and private sector), an investor or a funder, we will work with you to reduce risk, find opportunities and achieve your business goals.

Our real estate development legal expertise includes:

  • site acquisition and complex land assembly, including through compulsory purchase
  • development agreements of all types, including pre-lettings, options, forward funding agreements, joint venture, partnership and land promotion arrangements
  • all aspects of planning, from strategic advice on applications, section 106 and infrastructure agreements, project management of appeals and court challenges
  • construction services, including procurement
  • letting, funding and eventual sale

We can support you across a range of sectors, including:

If you’d like more information on our team please do contact us, or click here to read more about our real estate team.

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Logistics & Supply Chain Legal Services

Logistics & Supply Chains

We understand the various issues that may affect you and will work alongside you through the full logistics and supply chain life cycle. 

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Modern Methods of Construction Legal Services

Modern Methods of Construction

We can support you with any aspect of Regeneration, with a large practice and clients and connections across the construction industry. 

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Life Sciences Real Estate Legal Services

Life Sciences Real Estate

Our Life Sciences Real Estate team will work alongside your business to help you assess both the opportunities and the risks you may face. 

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Regeneration & Housebuilders

Our dedicated team of regeneration lawyers is drawn from the core legal disciplines of construction, real estate, planning and corporate.

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Strategic Land

Our strategic land team offers a one-stop service to landowners, helping you plan for and realise maximum value.

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Development Sales Legal Services

Development Sales

We support your projects from start to finish by working alongside our development acquisition, planning and construction teams.

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The team at Charles Russell Speechlys provide a consistently high level of service to Bellway. Having worked closely with us for a number of years they understand our businesses strategic goals, and provide tailored legal and commercial business advice. They are committed to running their firm responsibly and provide commercially savvy legal advice.”

Simon Scougall, Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, Bellway Plc
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