A landlord could not get round the requirement to make a “demand for payment of the service charge” within the 18-month time limit specified in law. That was the ruling of the Court of Appeal in a case involving a landlord that held the head lease of the residential parts of a large mixed-use development.
Site Acquisitions, Development & Disposals
From site acquisitions, development or disposals our experienced team approach every transaction in an individualistic way, offering assistance and clarity in the most complex of deals.
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From independent builders to large scale developers, our solicitors recognise the need to obtain land that suits all of your needs. With your goals in mind and the purpose in which you aim to acquire a site, our solicitors have the expertise to guide you through the process in order to identify risks or considerations with any property deal you land yourself with.
Our solicitors recognise the balance between competition and legislative challenges that all site acquisitions can face. As a result, our team have developed precise skills to tailor their approaches to each acquisition individually. In light of this, our solicitors understand our client’s importance for early negotiation and establishment of the terms of your purchase. To achieve exactly what you need and want, our solicitors will assist you from the very first steps of considering the land itself, right through to finalising and completion.
Our solicitors are quick to identify the legal requirements for each project you take on. Our solicitors’ role through-out your acquisition ensures the land has the ability to become what you need it to be in the future without restriction. We advise on all aspect of your acquisition. From acting on behalf of your lender to considering the land around it from a public perspective (regarding public highways and adopted roads) and private perspectives (such as easements and rights of way), our solicitors ensure that the land is right for you before you finalise.
Our commercial property team are not limited in the land that they are skilled to advise upon. This has included:
- Land for residential development;
- Land for industrial development and use;
- Purchase of agricultural land with the consideration of future development;
Our solicitors are on hand to offer assistance and clarity in the most complex of developments. With decades of experience and knowledge of the ever-changing legislation surrounding developments of sites, our commercial property team are on hand to identify and overcome potential issues before they become a problem.
Our purpose is to assist you in developing your site and getting it right the first time.
Our team has had experience advising on a wide variety of development types, including:
- Development of residential sites
- Development of industrial estates
The disposal of real estate assets occurs for a number of reasons. Perhaps you no longer deem the property or land as an effective investment, or perhaps your business is under expansion and your current site no longer fits your production, or maybe you’re a developer and your latest properties are ready to be purchased by the general public. We understand that the disposal of real estate assets must be approached in an individualistic way – no sale is like another.
Our commercial property team are on hand to assist you in securing a deal and keeping it. We understand the time pressures a purchaser can put against an offer. We provide time-sensitive advice, guidance and progress throughout your sale matter whilst also ensuring, in the event of new development for example, that the property and title itself, is in fact in a saleable condition. Our key aim through any disposal is to get the deal done in the time scale that suits you.
Our dedicated team of commercial property solicitors have a wide understanding of property sales.
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