Real Estate

We act for a variety of developers on residential, commercial and mixed use schemes of all different types ranging from single residential sites to larger multi-phase mixed use developments. We understand the  complex or tricky issues that are sometimes involved in commercial property transactions and we use a practical approach which together with our forward” out of the box” thinking helps to avoid the common difficulties and potential disputes that are often a by-product of commercial property transactions

We have particular expertise in joint ventures acting for either land owners or developers with an emphasis on achieving secure structures which minimise exposure to stamp duty.

Our team of Real Estate Solicitors in Slough advise clients in respect of planning and infrastructure agreements including arrangements pursuant to section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act .

Commercial Property

We specialise in advising businesses and private individuals who own or occupy commercial property .We advise in a wide range of client sectors including the public, retail, financial and private owners..

Our commercial property expertise includes:

  • Leases, Agreement for lease, Licences to Occupy and other occupational agreements.
  • Licences for Alterations, Rent Deposit Deeds, Guarantees and Deeds of Variation.
  • Underleases , Deeds of Assignment and Licences to Assign or Underlet.
  • Freehold acquisitions and  disposals .
  • Renewing leases under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.
  • Sales and leasebacks.
  • Banking and other secured lending.

Our expertise includes

  • Leases, Agreement for lease, Licences to Occupy and other occupational agreements
  • Plot sales
  • Joint venture and building agreements
  • Option agreements
  • Conditional and unconditional development transactions
  • Advising Receivers in connection with disposals on behalf of lenders.
  • Planning and infrastructure agreements
  • Easements and covenants
  • Environmental issues and contaminated land
  • Overage and claw-back
  • Secured funding and mezzanine funding for development transactions
  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Planning and portfolio management
  • Securities
  • Property taxation
  • Landlord and tenant related issues

Duncan Thomson

Head of Real Estate

01753 486 777