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.
Birketts is a full service, top 75 UK law firm, based in the East of England, with offices in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich 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
Volume plot sales including Help to Buy, Right to Buy and shared ownership schemes
Private rented sector schemes
Estate management and set up including tenants’ rights of first refusal, rights to manage and enfranchisement