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Welcome to Acquisitions & development

Our specialist lawyers understand the unique environment in which property development takes place in the public sector.

The national and local political context and public scrutiny mean that at each stage care needs to be taken to ensure that decisions are taken and recorded with proper regard to public sector duties and responsibilities and in accordance with the relevant statutory framework and guidance.

Our multi-disciplinary team of dedicated public sector property, construction, planning, environmental and property litigation lawyers provide a fully integrated service to assist our clients to manage on-going obligations and to realise their long-term estate goals.

2865-wh_awards_winner_logo_283x295The public sector property team at Ward Hadaway are able to provide day to day advice and support to your project and legal teams on the whole range of legal issues required.

We also have an impressive track record of supporting Directors and Officers on powers, duties and probity issues in order to minimise any risk of challenge.

Our lawyers have in-depth experience of advising clients across all parts of the public sector, including NHS bodies, GPs and dentists, local government, educational institutions, police and emergency services, transport bodies and third sector organisations.

We can offer tailored advice on:

For a legal service that helps you get on with your important issues, please get in touch.

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  • “We’re grateful to Ward Hadaway who provided outstanding support throughout [the council's Building Schools for the Future programme] and gave a very professional level of advice which helped to speed up the process.”

    Jim Collins, Assistant Director for Education and Corporate Parenting, Telford & Wrekin Council

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