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Real estate lawyers

Our real estate solicitors offer an experienced pair of hands providing you with an end-to-end service in the dynamic and challenging world of real estate. We recognise each real estate project is different and we treat each of them with the equal importance they deserve, no matter the scale or size of the transaction or client. 

Our expertise

Our real estate solicitors offer an experienced pair of hands providing you with an end-to-end service in the dynamic and challenging world of real estate.

Our real estate team comprises of over 30 highly experienced individuals encompassing all aspects of real estate law who will work alongside you to achieve your key objectives and ensure your transaction proceeds smoothly.

Our team ranges in level of seniority meaning we can easily cater to your needs. All of our matters are closely supervised at partner-level so whilst we can provide value for money through full utilisation of our team, we also provide high quality level of service.

We have leading lawyers in the fields of residential and commercial development, real estate finance, real estate investment, real estate occupiers, affordable housing, construction, planning and public procurement. 

"large enough to provide a comprehensive range of legal services while maintaining strong client relationships at partner level."

Chambers UK

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Construction law - a vision for the future

This article proposes how English Construction Law can be improved. Increasing clarity and certainty and making legal terminology accessible to a wide public would be good starting point as would codifying Construction Law. This would not only give structure to a mass of caselaw, statute law and regulations, but also to ensure that any new Code is applied fairly.

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Published on 10 August 2022
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Golden Brick – what is it and why is it important?

“Golden Brick” is a mechanism which enables a developer to complete a sale of VAT elected land to a Registered Provider (RP) before practical completion of the affordable housing dwellings and for that sale to be treated as a zero- rated supply for VAT purposes rather than a standard rated supply.

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Published on 02 August 2022
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How to evict a tenant: a simple step by step guide

Most landlords serving eviction notices are doing so perfectly reasonably because a tenancy has either come to an end (Section 21 Notice) or the tenant has broken the tenancy agreement, such as failing to pay rent or damaging the property, (Section 8 Notice).

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Published on 21 July 2022
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Update on the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022

The Act deals with how landlords and tenants of commercial premises should conduct themselves in relation to rent arrears’ negotiations on debts that were accrued during the pandemic, known as a “Protected Debt”. Arbitration can be sought in the event of failure to agree but there is a deadline of 24 September.

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Published on 11 July 2022

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Complex reorganisation of company interests and property assets

Working alongside a tax advisory practice, we acted for individual clients on the implementation of a complicated tax-efficient reorganisation of a property company where there had been a shareholder falling out.

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Published on 11 December 2020
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T1300 site acquisition

Wright Hassall were instructed by local residential and commercial developers AC Lloyd to deal with the site set-up and sale of 15 new business units at the T1300 site in Tachbrook Park, Leamington Spa.

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Published on 17 September 2020
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Forfeiture for rent arrears

We were instructed on behalf of a commercial landlord who was seeking to take back possession of its premises because the tenant was not paying rent. The tenant was in substantial arrears, but was continuing to carry on a restaurant business from the premises.

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Published on 02 July 2018