Development Solicitors

Our team of specialist commercial solicitors have a wealth of experience representing and advising clients on matters which arise out of construction and development projects.

We are regularly instructed on behalf of employers, contractors, sub-contractors, developers and financial institutions in connection with construction and development matters. We understand the different requirements of our clients and provide bespoke legal advice tailored for our clients’ specific projects.

We can also assist with drafting the requisite documentation required in relation to building projects such as contracts (including JCT contracts), financial agreements, legal mortgages, collateral warranties and all other necessary documentation.

Our commercial team are skilled in conducting the necessary due diligence involved in a building project and can provide a fully comprehensive service by drawing from our commercial property, Litigation and employment lawyers where appropriate.

We can also help with the resolution of construction and related disputes with the assistance of dispute resolution team, which has experience in all relevant processes, including adjudication, mediation, Litigation and arbitration, with the aim of providing a cost effective solution a dispute.

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What is a Development Solicitor?

A Development Solicitor is a legal professional who specialises in providing legal advice and representation in matters related to property development. They may work for a property developer, a law firm or a local authority.

What kind of services do Development Solicitors provide?

Development Solicitors provide a wide range of legal services related to property development, including drafting and reviewing development agreements, advising on compliance with planning and building regulations, and representing clients in disputes with authorities. They may also provide advice on land acquisitions, joint ventures, planning permission and other related areas of law.

What qualifications do Development Solicitors have?

In order to practise as a Development Solicitor, an individual must be a qualified solicitor who has completed a law degree, a legal practice course, and a period of practical training. Additionally, many Development Solicitors choose to specialise in property development by gaining further qualifications and experience in this area.

How do I find a good Development Solicitor?

A good Development Solicitor can be found by asking for recommendations from other professionals in the property development or construction industry, or by searching online for solicitors who specialise in property development law. It is also important to check the solicitor’s qualifications, experience, and reputation before hiring them.

Can a Development Solicitor help me with a dispute with the local authority?

Yes, a Development Solicitor can help you with a dispute with the local authority by providing legal advice and representation. They can help you understand your rights and options, and can negotiate with the authority on your behalf. Additionally, Development Solicitors are well-versed with the planning laws and regulations, so they can help you navigate the legal process and increase your chances of a favourable outcome.

How much does it cost to hire a Development Solicitor?

The cost of hiring a Development Solicitor can vary depending on the nature of the case and the solicitor’s experience and qualifications. Some solicitors charge an hourly rate, while others charge a fixed fee for their services. It’s always best to discuss the cost with the solicitor in advance, so you can have a clear understanding of the financial commitment involved.


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Paul Robinson Solicitors is a thriving independent law firm committed to providing exceptional service to clients nationwide, with offices situated throughout London and Essex.

Established in 1983, the firm has steadily expanded over the past 35 years, offering an extensive range of legal services to both personal and commercial clients. The team of highly experienced and skilled solicitors specialises in various fields and is dedicated to providing an outstanding level of service to achieve positive outcomes for their clients. The firm’s cutting-edge technology and efficient systems, together with its support and managerial staff, ensure maximum efficiency, accuracy, and cost-effectiveness.


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