House Building

Our House Building team has a wealth of experience in this specialist sector and can advise on all stages of development, from pre-planning to plot sales, and everything in between. We know the market and the challenges that developers, social housing providers and others can face in progressing their projects. We understand what is important and, crucially, what isn’t.

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We currently hold a double Real Estate Team of the Year title from both the Herald Law Awards of Scotland and the Scottish Legal Awards 2021.

We provide quality advice, promptly, and in a straightforward way. We’ll help you forge the right path to achieve your short and long term goals.

We act for some of Scotland and the UK’s well known residential property developers and also many smaller niche developers and our understanding of the market is second to none. Our lawyers are true specialists and we’re passionate about helping you finalise projects and deals in the most efficient way possible. We also keep a close eye on upcoming regulatory amendments, meaning you’ll always be ahead of the game when it matters.

How we can help you

It’s important to speak to experts at the outset of your project, to enable them to assist you through each stage of the development. Whatever stage you’re at, we’ll take the time to listen to what your business needs and what its ultimate goals are, tailoring our advice to best fit you.  We can advise on:

  • deal structures and contract negotiation
  • joint venture and option arrangements
  • overage and clawback agreements
  • strategic land and site promotion agreements
  • site assembly and Deeds of Conditions
  • build to rent and student accommodation
  • retirement and later life living

We also have a highly respected plot sales team that efficiently deals with hundreds of unit sales every year in a seamless manner, offering regular reporting to clients in a way that suits them.

We’re able to provide bespoke advice, efficiently, and on any legal area that your project might need to take into account.

Meet the experts

"With a good commercial awareness and the ability to understand the wider objectives of our business, the firm actively pushes deals forward as opposed to waiting for instructions at every juncture."

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