Birketts LLP

From acquisition to occupation, Birketts’ Housebuilders' Team provides developers and housing associations specialist advice at every stage of development.  Our full service team includes specialist real estate, planning, tax, health and safety, rights of light, telecoms, construction, affordable and social housing, agricultural, rights of way and environmental lawyers.

Please visit our Housebuilders' Team webpage for more information.

Birketts is a  full service, top 50 UK law firm, based in the East of England, with offices in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich, Sevenoaks and Norwich and is annually ranked in the first tier by Legal 500 and Chambers UK, across a range of sectors. 

Our services include: 

  • Options and strategic land arrangements
  • Promotion and development agreements
  • Collaboration and equalisation agreements
  • Planning, sales density and revenue overages
  • Social housing advice including golden brick and other structures for affordable housing
  • Charity and regulatory advice
  • Planning and section 106 agreements
  • Construction
  • Development finance
  • Volume plot sales including Help to Buy, Right to Buy and shared ownership schemes
  • Private rented sector schemes
  • Infrastructure agreements
  • Estate management and set up including tenants’ rights of first refusal, rights to manage and enfranchisement
  • Rights of light, telecoms and party wall advice

For further information, please contact Steven Kay via or 01245 211292. 



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