Site Development

Increased regulations and compliance requirements, societal changes, plus a chronic housing shortage have resulted in increased pressure on developers of residential and commercial property.

To ensure your project is a success, our Property Development Solicitors will provide robust advice on everything from acquisition and disposal, finance, regulatory compliance, planning, environmental issues, and construction law.

You can be confident that we have the skills and sheer intelligence required to move your site development to completion on time and on budget.

We are a diverse, multi-lingual law firm that uses best-in-class technology to provide clients with streamlined, modern, and highly effective commercial property law advice and representation. Our years of experience in commercial property law means we have a robust reputation for excellence with the UK’s best Barristers and King’s Counsel, Estate Agents, Independent Financial Advisers, Surveyors, and Lenders who can bring additional support to our Commercial Property Department if needed.

Below are some common questions our Property Development Solicitors are asked by investors, builders, and developers.

What are the different types of development agreements?

What is development finance?

Why choose us?

Solicitors involved in site development need to be meticulous, quick, and alive to circumstantial and regulatory change. Our team regularly advises on multi-million-pound developments and know the level of due diligence and agility required to ensure investors and other stakeholders’ money and reputations are protected.

Our Property Development Solicitors have the experience and resources available to ensure that every aspect of your project which requires attention will be spotted, brought to the fore, and managed. Our expertise covers site assembly and acquisitions, joint ventures, pre-lets, planning for residential, commercial, and mixed-use schemes including compulsory purchase, environmental law, and construction documentation. Our team also advises on rights to light, rights of way, and easements, as well as dispute resolution.​ We will leave no stone unturned when managing your site development project and you can be assured that we will provide the commercially astute legal advice you need to protect your interests and investment.

Our Solicitors are businesspeople themselves; therefore, we understand that every decision you make must encompass commercial reality. We receive most of our instructions via word of mouth recommendations because landowners, developers, and investors are confident that we have the expertise required to ensure they get the deal signed, the finance acquired, and the project completed.

We are focused on results and achieving them in the swiftest, most cost-effective way possible. Our Commercial Property Solicitors will take care of your legal concerns so you can concentrate on your project’s completion and profitability.

To talk to us about site development, please contact us using the form below.

Meet your 'Site Development' specialists

Based in our city centre offices in Coventry, here’s our team to guide you through your legal needs.

Kate Darby
Kate Darby

28 years experience

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Joseph O’Neill
Joseph O’Neill

13 years experience

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Christos Yianni
Christos Yianni

5 years experience

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Pritpal Chahal
Pritpal Chahal

19 years experience

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Rebecca Howard
Rebecca Howard

19 years experience

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Depending upon the complexity we are able to offer fixed fees in some cases. In other cases our solicitors charge the following hourly rate:

  • Partner/Member Solicitor
    Hourly rate of £265 + VAT
  • Senior Solicitor or Head of Dept: (PQE 8yr+)
    Hourly rate of £240 + VAT
  • Assistant Solicitor/Fee Earner (PQE 3/7yr)
    Hourly rate of £215 + VAT
  • Newly Qualified Fee Earner (PQE 1/3yr)
    Hourly rate of £185 + VAT
  • Paralegals/Trainees
    Hourly rate of £135 + VAT
  • Support Paralegals
    Hourly rate of £115 + VAT

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