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Housebuilding & Strategic Land

Developing new homes nationally

Housebuilding & strategic land lawyers

We have a long history of work in this sector and act for some of the biggest private house builders in the country. We are proud of our reputation as one of the pre-eminent law firms for residential development in the Midlands and beyond. Our experienced residential development lawyers can advise you on a wide range of transactions, from small residential development sites to major strategic land acquisition and promotion. We have the expertise to ensure that everything runs smoothly.

We can advise on strategic land, joint ventures, acquisition and development of residential estates, together with Housing Association disposals, residential property portfolio management, site assembly, funding, and planning and infrastructure agreements. We continue to help a wide variety of residential developers across the UK.

About our expertise

  • We regularly assist national house builders, registered providers and landowners with high value projects
  • Our nationally renowned real wstate team has the resource to be there when you need them
  • You can trust our lawyers to be commercially-minded and results-focused, and to help you to keep costs down
  • We are based in offices all around the country, so we will have knowledge of your local area

Our team includes a large number of residential development specialists to deal with all aspects of your needs, with support from knowledgeable teams of lawyers covering environmental law, construction, planning, litigation and property tax. Whatever your project, you can talk to us with confidence that we have the expertise to find you the right solution. Call our residential development team now to find out how we can help you.

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Key contacts

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

Client testimonials

  • "James Hart has always been able to gain a quick understanding of our requirements and his thorough manner and good communication skills have meant...

    Client testimonial, Regional Land Director

    National Housebuilder

  • AH

    "We have used Patrick as our main legal provider on a wide range of commercial property transactions for several years - mostly for residential dev...

    Anne Howarth, Bellway Homes

  • "I have instructed Freeths for over 20 years… the service I have received has always been of the highest standard."

    Client testimonial, Regional Managing Director

    National Housebuilder

Meet our team

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

Polly Wisner's Profile

Polly Wisner

Managing Associate, Knowledge & Innovation Lawyer

Legal insights

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    Freeths wins Law firm of the Year 2024 at prestigious property awards

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    Freeths strengthens its national Housebuilding & Strategic Land Team with senior hire

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    Real Estate Blog: Why Labour’s latest plans are not enough to solve the housing crisis

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    Real Estate Blog: Building Safety Act – Draft Responsible Actors Scheme Published

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    Real Estate Blog: Surface Water Drainage – matters for developers to consider at site acquisition stage

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