Harriet is an Associate in our core Real Estate Team with a strong development background. Harriet acts for national and local housebuilders, developers and promoters on site acquisitions (including phased acquisitions) and land disposals on both an immediate and strategic basis. Harriet regularly investigates title to land and produces reports advising clients on agreements, title to land and search results together with recommendations as to the appropriate course of action. She has experience in drafting contracts, overage deeds, transfers and other legal documentation associated with the development process. Harriet’s experience includes:

  1. Acting for a number of the top national housebuilders in the acquisition of sites in the North West;
  2. Acting on a disposal for an educational sector client to four housebuilders, to create 450 new homes;
  3. Acting on an acquisition of land for a national UK housebuilder which will see them build more than 330 new homes including an extra-care development; and
  4. Acting for a retirement living provider on the acquisition of sites and site set up.

Harriet qualified in 2016 and spent 3 years working at DAC Beachcroft before joining the team in 2019.

Insights

Read the latest articles and commentary from Shoosmiths or you can explore our full insights library.