Construction solicitors in Manchester and London with expert knowledge of construction Law
Our construction solicitors are commercially minded and have the expertise to meet your business needs and interests within the construction industry.
We can provide a range of services:
- Building contracts
- Building sub-contracts
- Acquisitions and Disposals
Development agreements are needed between developers, landowners, and funders to set out the obligations of each party involved in a development agreement.
All development agreements will have some sort of common element, but each development agreement will be different as its need to be bespoke and tailored for a specific development.
Types of Development Agreements
- Pre-let agreement or agreement for lease: This is where a tenant takes a lease on completion of the development
- “Stand alone” development agreement: where a landowner contracts with a developer to carry out a development project, either at the expense of the developer or at the expense of the landowner
- Forward purchase agreement / Forward funding agreement: This is a contract between the developer and the purchaser at the early stages before planning or construction have even taken place, where the developer sells the completed development to the purchaser.
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The number of disputes in the construction industry has increased greatly in recent years. Construction disputes can be extremely time-consuming and stressful for the parties involved, also having potentially severe cost implications and knock-on effects to other projects. Therefore, it is vital to use a solicitor at all stages of the process to help minimise potential disputes, and if any arise, you can be safe in the knowledge there will be no hidden issues compared to having done the work yourself.
Yes, whether you are constructing a residential building or commercial premises, you must comply with planning law. As each construction project will be different, it is vital to have the services of a property solicitor. Your lawyer can assess your project and outline how planning law could have an impact.
The type of licence you need as a construction company all depends on the sector your company functions in, the best thing we recommend is to contact one of our solicitors so we can provide you with accurate information.
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