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Real Estate Development lawyers

Competition for sites, access to funding, changing legislation, achieving planning consent, rights to light issues and community infrastructure levy are just a few of the challenges facing developers in today’s real estate market.

Whether your development is mixed use, commercial, residential or an urban regeneration project, our team of real estate specialists can help you navigate the entire development cycle from site acquisition right through to lettings and disposal.

Our real estate group includes experts in real estate finance, planning, disputes, construction and tax, allowing us to provide developer clients with specialist advice at each stage of the development process.

Working together with clients including Land Securities, Berkeley Group, Crest, Taylor Wimpey, Sainsbury’s, Imperial College London and Battersea Power Station, we are involved in some of the most significant urban regeneration, residential, retail, leisure, office, hotel, PRS, student accommodation and mixed use development projects on going across the UK at the moment.

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Alistair McGrigor
Alistair McGrigor
Part­ner
United Kingdom, London
Alistair is a Partner in the Construction and Engineering team, specialising in non-contentious construction matters.Alistair has extensive experience in advising clients on all major forms of construction...
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Stuart Tait
Part­ner
United Kingdom, Edinburgh
Stuart Tait is a partner in the Real Estate team. Stuart is at the forefront of real estate investment and development deals in Scotland, acting for clients such as Aviva Investors, Kames Capital, Standard...
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Angus MacRae
Part­ner
United Kingdom, Edinburgh
Angus MacRae is a partner in the Real Estate team. He is dual qualified in English and Scottish Law. He is an experienced and trusted business adviser in all aspects of UK real estate law and practice.Angus...
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Margaret McLean
Part­ner
United Kingdom, Edinburgh
Margaret McLean is a partner in our Real Estate Team.She heads up our multi-bed property team in Scotland, which focuses in providing real estate, planning, construction and tax support for hotel and...
Andrew Banton
Andrew Banton
Part­ner
United Kingdom, London
Andrew is a Partner in our Real Estate team who acts for owners including institutions, pension funds, property funds and local authorities on all aspects of acquisition, disposal and management of their...
Chris Bowes
Christopher Bowes
Part­ner
United Kingdom, Sheffield
Chris is a Partner in our planning practice with more than 20 years' experience of advising public and private sector clients on a wide range of planning issues.  Chris has particular expertise in town...
Melissa Brett
Melissa Brett
Part­ner
United Kingdom, London
Melissa has a wide range of experience in the real estate sector and has been involved in the sale and purchase of individual properties and commercial portfolios of in and out of town shopping centres,...
Mark Haywood
Mark Haywood
Part­ner
United Kingdom, Manchester
Mark is an investment, development and mixed-use regeneration specialist with a particular interest in forward funding structures and so-called income strip deals across a range of sectors. Mark has been...
Martin Evans
Martin Evans
Part­ner
United Kingdom, London
Martin Evans is a Partner and the Head of our UK Planning Team. He has a 30 year track record of advising on all aspects of planning law including strategic advice on regeneration projects, local development...
Martyn Needham
Martyn Needham
Part­ner
United Kingdom, London
Martyn is a partner in the Real Estate & Construction Team at CMS London.  Martyn has been practising as a commercial real estate lawyer in London for over 25 years.Martyn primarily acts for institutional...