Construction, Development and Planning
With a focus on delivering high quality legal solutions which are as business-conscious as they are cost-effective, Harold Benjamin’s exceptional team have extensive experience in dealing with all aspects of construction, development and planning in both the UK and internationally, spanning a hugely diverse range of residential and commercial property projects.
We work with our clients from project conception to completion and beyond. Our advice spans procurement, the drafting and negotiating contracts and the avoidance of disputes. We understand every aspect of property deals from regeneration projects to complex investment structures and have acted on multi-million pound development and planning projects with leading developers. We also regularly provide integrated advice to clients in conjunction with specialists in lending, banking and finance. It all contributes to our deep immersion in and understanding of the industry.
We have dedicated case management systems that are integrated into our web based document control system allow for the fast transmission of data between relevant solicitors. This technology aims to exchange contracts sales much quicker than through traditional method, reducing the commercial pressure that developers are under.
We regularly advise clients on:
- Development agreements
- Urban regeneration
- Setting up estates
- Disposals of units in commercial and residential developments
- Statutory service agreements
- Planning applications and appeals
- Planning agreements
- Planning inquiries and Property Chamber (formally Land Tribunal) matters
- Options, joint ventures, and consortium agreements
- Project finance
- Construction contracts and sub-contracts
- Professional appointments
- Warranties and charges over building contracts
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