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Property development law
Whether you are a landowner, property developer or an investor, we have a vast amount of experience in dealing with property development transactions. Our areas of specialisms include:
- Pre-contract negotiation and due diligence
- New build and construction documentation
- Warranties and guarantees
- Landlord and tenant:
- Agreements for leases
- Licence to underlet
- Licence to alter
- Commercial property leases
- Finance and commercial mortgages
- Development agreements
- Statutory Agreements:
- Section 106 Agreements
- Section 104 Agreements
- Section 278 Agreements
- Section 38 Agreements
At Stephensons, we always start with understanding your objectives for your proposed property development or investment and then work to identify any possible legal issues and/or risks. We will collaborate with your team to resolve any issues and impediments such as rights, covenants and title defects. We always have a clear view to the future profitability and sustainability of your enterprise.
Our professional team of property development solicitors are recommended in the Legal 500 and have worked for large and small property development firms across a range of sectors that includes the social housing, retail, pharmaceutical and health sectors.
Commercial property solicitor fees
At Stephensons, our commercial property solicitor fees are competitive and reflect the legal expertise of our team. Part of our fees will also include payments to third parties such as the land registry, local authority and search fees. Where possible and appropriate we will agree a fixed fee for our legal services. However, if this is not the right approach, our hourly rates are competitive, and we will always be upfront with how much we think our services will cost you. We can also discuss offering other cost controlling options, including capping of legal fees.