Acting for Slough Borough Council on a successful purchase of a redundant university campus, paving the way for a £500m regeneration project which will include 1,400 homes, 45,000 sq ft of retail and leisure space and 250,000 sq ft office accommodation.
Acting for government departments on purchases and sales of major office buildings sometimes with complex overage provisions.
Acting on government construction projects, including the conversion of a building into an immigration holding facility, the refurbishment of a building to create a call centre, and the construction of airport immigration facilities.
Acting on government re-location and space consolidation projects, involving re-gearing leases, deeds of variation, negotiated surrenders, operating conditional break clauses, helping to limit dilapidations liabilities.
Asset management of large government occupied estate portfolios, to include lease renewals, licences and full property dispute resolution service.
Acting for local authorities on development projects, usually involving an agreement for a long lease containing development obligations that are conditional on planning, with associated overage and claw-back provisions, and working alongside public delivery partners such as the Homes and Communities Agency.
Acting for a local authority on a proposed town centre regeneration project, including the construction of a new library, a bus depot, highways and related infrastructure.
Acting for a local authority in the provision of a site for a new school as part of a major residential development.
Achieving a seven-figure saving for a government department in a rent review dispute.
Bringing, defending and negotiating favourable settlements in a wide variety of claims, from multi-million pound claims down to small claims, including claims relating to land interests and rights, landlord and tenant, construction, environmental, commercial contracts and debt recovery.