Property development

Acting for a variety of premium property developers, our lawyers have considerable experience advising on the various stages of site acquisition, assembly and disposal.

We act for developers and landowners on the full development lifecycle:

  • Site Assembly – drafting and negotiating conditional contracts, promotion agreements, development agreements and option agreements;
  • Title Issues –  advising on strategies to deal with restrictive covenants, easements and occupiers which are preventing development;
  • Planning Agreements – drafting and negotiating section 106 Agreements to assist with obtaining planning permission and other agreements with statutory undertakers to facilitate development;
  • Financing – liaising with banks and bridging finance providers to obtain development finance; and
  • Disposals –  Acting for landowners on the sale of land for development including advising on overage and deferred consideration arrangements.  Acting for developers on the sale of completed developments/units.

Our team also receive expert support from our environment specialists and we often advise clients with matters such as contaminated land or health and safety law.

Our residential property solicitors can also advise on everything else property related, from joint ownership to general conveyancingmortgages and boundary disputes.

Awards and Accreditation

B P Collins’ reputation continues to excel in the legal directories as well as being listed in The Times Best Law Firms since 2022. The firm is recognised as a regional heavyweight, with many of our services being ranked in tier one and our lawyers acknowledged as leaders in their field.

Our team has won property law firm of the year at the Thames Valley Property Awards. This is a positive recognition of the quality of work, supported by exceptional client testimonials.

Thames Valley Property Awards 2023 Winner


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For further information or advice on property development, please call 01753 889995 or email

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