From sale to purchase and from licenses to loans, our Property Team has the expertise to advise on all your land and property-related needs.
If you’re seeking legal advice relating to property you need lawyers who understand the commercial imperative. Led by our Head of Group Lucy Li, that means timely, accurate and actionable advice that will protect and enhance your interests.
Sale and purchase of land and buildings
Grants of leases and licences
Acquisition of freehold property for commercial or residential development, including searches, environmental matters and land uses
Commercial parks, schools, open space, highways and more – we liaise efficiently with other departments within our clients’ organisation
Overage and clawback: rights, cross-rights, restrictive and positive covenants
Leasehold transactions: academy and nursery leases, commercial suites and individual properties
Licences to occupy
Tenancies at will
Deeds of grant
Licences for works
Provision and management of loans: for regeneration schemes in support of business; empty property loans for private residences; or loans for educational purposes to schools
“Sarah provides excellent advice, often off the cuff at the end of the phone when urgent matters arise. She is extremely good at explaining the intricacies of planning law in layman’s terms, which is very much appreciated. Sarah is a reliable and conscientious colleague who I do not hesitate to contact for guidance and clarity in often high-pressured situations. She is well respected amongst her peers and colleagues, and officers very much appreciate her knowledge and calming influence.”
The Liberty Protection Safeguards will come into force on 1st October 2020, with the Code of Practice to go before Parliament in Spring 2020