Stephensons, the national law firm, has been appointed to provide developmental legal services to South Liverpool Homes Limited, following a competitive tender process.
South Liverpool Homes (SLH) is a community benefit society, providing housing and property management for 3,700 properties. SLH aims to transform South Liverpool through major investment, pioneering partnerships and working alongside the local community to ensure tenants receive the best service possible.
Stephensons will support SLH in the production and negotiation of development agreements – providing legal support relating to property development, construction and procurement. The firm has extensive experience in this field, acting for a vast number of public sector clients across the UK.
Head of real estate at Stephensons, David Baybut, said: “It is a pleasure to be able to work alongside SLH as they look to continue their excellent work in improving the lives of their tenants and creating an ever stronger community in South Liverpool.
“We consider this appointment a considerable achievement for our firm, further establishing our already outstanding reputation in this field of work. It is an acknowledgement of our team’s dedication and skill and we are eager to begin working alongside SLH for the benefit of their tenants.”
Gareth Rigby, head of assets at SLH, said: "Following a detailed procurement and tender evaluation we are delighted to have appointed Stephensons as our legal partners for development services and look forward to creating a strong and long term partnership."
For more information on South Liverpool Homes, visit: slhgroup.co.uk