To me, Ward Hadaway is a modern, open and engaging business. They have very broad range of legal experience with considerable depth in those areas I’ve engaged with previously. My focus has always been housebuilding and their expertise in this area is second to none, in my opinion. I’ve certainly not come across another business that I’ve been tempted to use since working with Ward Hadaway.’
At Ward Hadaway, we are here to help. Our experienced team of housing development lawyers are on hand to provide practical, focused solutions at all stages of the process. From concept, land acquisition and site assembly, planning, funding and investment, to the engagement of a construction team, infrastructure arrangements and the eventual sales of the units, we have the expertise to help a smooth and successful process.
With decades of experience in the field, we act for some of the industry’s best known names, including private developers and social housing providers large and small, as well as landowners and public sector providers.
Depending on your specific needs, we tailor multi-disciplinary teams to suit individual project requirements, comprising of specialists in land acquisition, site assembly and plot sales, planning, construction, property litigation, corporate and tax, as needed.
You can also access our in-house chartered town planners and plans technicians to provide bespoke assistance with development schemes, including providing a unique plans overlay service to identify potential issues well before they arise. And if it’s significant strategic development and regeneration projects you have in mind, we can support on that too.
Whatever your needs, our expert, multi-disciplinary team can help you make your development project a reality, taking care of every detail.
- Advice on infrastructure agreements
- Construction documentation
- Estate set-up advice
- Negotiation of building/ground leases
- Negotiation of conditional land purchase agreements, options, pre-emptions and planning promotion agreements
- Negotiation of development agreements and funding agreements
- Negotiation of overage/profit share arrangements
- Onward/forward sales and lettings
- Planning advice
- S106 agreements
- Site assembly and site acquisition, including by compulsory purchase and appropriation
- Tax advice