Our development team advises developers on a range of developments the length and breadth of the UK and in all sectors including industrial, offices, logistics, warehousing, retail, leisure, hotel, medical centres, care homes and more.
From purchasing land conditionally and securing pre-lets to occupiers, to forward funding, letting construction contracts and selling the finished investment, we have all of the experience needed to advise on the most complex developments.
Our team includes specialists in planning, infrastructure, environmental law, real estate tax, possession issues, agriculture and construction to ensure you receive the comprehensive advice you need to manage risk in the development process.
We understand how to put together institutionally acceptable investments, what matters, and what goes to value. We are proactive, commercial and willing to advise on the tough decisions. We are part of your team and make it our business to understand your objectives, product and purchasing audience.
We have a ‘one team’ mentality, meaning that we work closely with your team and professionals, ensuring that every facet of a project is delivered seamlessly. This includes our dedicated real estate tax team, who ensure we adopt the most tax-efficient structures and avoid the many pitfalls.
One feature of our development team is our extensive experience of working for and with the public sector. As such, we know how to structure these deals in a creative way that works for all parties and navigates the procurement process which needs to be considered on such schemes.
Shoosmiths was named Legal team of the Year at the Property Awards 2022