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Commercial Development

Our aim is to make your next building project your easiest, despite how complex it may be. You can rely on our Real Estate lawyers to offer practical, commercially-minded and understandable advice.

What is involved with commercial development?

Our aim, as a Commercial Development team, is to make your next building project your easiest, despite how complex it may be. You can rely on our Real Estate lawyers to offer practical, commercially-minded and understandable advice.

We are experienced in resolving development issues from all angles. Given the extensive nature of our team, no issues are incapable of being swiftly addressed. So, just what have we got covered?

  • Tax and structuring
  • A leading construction practice
  • Environmental law issues (both contamination and natural habitat)
  • Funding and finance requirements (and grants)
  • Planning consultancy and planning law issues
  • Property Litigation aspects (rights of light, restrictive covenants)
  • CPO and Public Law issues
  • PFI

Key contact

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Darren Williamson

Partner & National Head of Real Estate

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Why choose our residential team?

Why choose our residential team?

  • We have over 150 lawyers in our wider Real Estate team here to help you find a solution to any Commercial Development problem
  • We are renowned for achieving excellent results for clients dealing with Commercial Development
  • We will always be available and provide a service that runs to your time frame and your budget
  • We work on a huge variety of projects in all industry areas including offices, retail, industrial and more bespoke areas such as student housing, care and attractions

Our accreditations

We are celebrating another year of accreditations and rankings.

No matter what your requirements, we have an expert on hand to help.

Based on extensive knowledge, we have the in-depth expertise to provide you with the best solutions. We are fast, effective and excellent value for money. Our team’s driver is to provide you with the trust and confidence that we will get things done, in a way that you want them done.

Call us now to see how we can help you with your next Commercial Development project.

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Testimonials

  • EC

    "As you will see on various media feeds Chancerygate won Developer of The Year at the IAS 2017 Awards. It cannot be overlooked that a large part o...

    Eddie Cook, MD, Chancerygate

  • SR

    "Blends strong technical ability and accuracy with a view to the ongoing requirements of a client; delivering reliability and service that allows e...

    Sevi Rixson, Managing Director - Studious - Specialist student developer and investment manager

  • ‘Freeths is a first-rate regional firm in this area. They are frequently brought in as independent trustees and executors where there is irreconcil...

    The Legal 500, 2024

  • “We have dealt with a range of Freeths' representatives and have found each and every one to be professional, knowledgeable, strategic and communic...

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

Meet the team

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Richard Beverley

Birmingham Office Managing Partner

Adam Watson's Profile

Adam Watson

Bristol Office Managing Partner

Patrick Adie's Profile

Patrick Adie

National Head of Housebuilding & Strategic Land

James Hart's Profile

James Hart

Regional Lead for Real Estate in the Midlands – Partner in the Housebuilding & Strategic Land Team

Darren Williamson's Profile

Darren Williamson

Partner & National Head of Real Estate

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