Development & Construction
At Harrison Drury our team of specialist construction lawyers deal with property law for all kinds of developments throughout England and Wales.
We have an in-depth knowledge of the property market and work hard to be at the forefront of new developments. Our core services are in construction law, development law, investment and asset management, landlord and tenant law, property litigation and construction dispute resolution, and property finance.
Our clients include property developers, institutional and other investors, banks and other funders, occupiers, housebuilders, and surveyors and agents.
Our team of property lawyers and landlord solicitors regularly handle commercial, residential and mixed-use projects and will liaise with all key parties to ensure the best practical outcome and the smooth delivery of the scheme.
We can assist with all aspects including:
- Development agreements
- Funding (including forward funding/forward sale agreements)
- Joint venture agreements
- Site assembly
- Pre-lettings (including agreements for lease)
- Construction law issues and documentation
- Acquisitions and disposals
- Construction Contract Disputes
Our specialist landlord and tenant team can assist with all aspects of landlord law, landlord and tenant work as well as property management including:
- Negotiating new leases
- Dealing with applications for consent (to assign, sublet, alter or change the use of the premises)
- Dilapidations issues
- Lease renewals and terminations
- Telecommunication agreements
- Dealing with tenant default and insolvency
Our specialist property litigation lawyers also have considerable expertise in related matters such as:
- Boundary disputes
- Property dispute law
- Debt collection
- Dealing with tenant default and insolvency
- Contested lease renewals
- All related landlord and tenant litigation
Our property solicitors are experienced in all aspects of secured lending including:
- Mortgages and debentures
- Refinancings and restructurings
- Personal and corporate guarantees
- Forward funding/forward sale agreements
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North West serviced office business Anvic Developments Limited has sold three of its offices to Seneca Property in a multi-million-pound deal. Anvic has sold its City View House serviced office…