Property development and planning

With involvement in many landmark developments in the region, our highly experienced legal team has a track record that speaks for itself.

Group contact

Dean Bickford

Dean Bickford

Whether you are a landowner, developer, funder or occupier, we have the breadth of knowledge and experience to assist with all aspects of property development.   We have developed strong relationships with other professionals - both regional and national - working in this field (surveyors, agents, funders, architects) and use these contacts to ensure you have the right team to advise you.

The group's areas of expertise include:

  • site assembly
  • plot sales
  • access and highway issues
  • planning (s.106) agreements
  • highways (s.278 and s.38) adoption agreements
  • infrastructure agreements
  • statutory utility agreements
  • development agreements
  • compulsory purchase
  • construction
  • conditional contracts
  • option agreements
  • overage and clawback agreements
  • release of covenants
  • environmental issues
  • professional appointments and warranties
  • rights to light
  • social housing
  • joint venture, promotion and consortium agreements
  • planning enforcement
  • planning objections