Our legal team can help with any aspect of property, planning and construction law. Find out more here.

Who do Pitmans’ Commercial & Residential Real Estate lawyers work for?

The Pitmans Property, Planning and Construction teams have expertise in a broad range of areas that include Planning, Environment, Residential and Commercial DevelopmentCommercial Real EstateNew Homes & plot sales, Construction & Engineering Dispute Resolution and Residential Conveyancing.

Our Planning lawyers and Construction lawyers act for major house builders and property developers, banks and financial institutions, retailers and private individuals. Our Residential and Commercial Development lawyers act for major house builders, property funds, residential and commercial property investors, commercial property developers and funders. Our Residential Conveyancing lawyers act for buyers and sellers in a variety of transactions.

Why choose Pitmans’ Commercial & Residential Real Estate lawyers?

We have years of experience of managing residential development projects. We are involved at all stages in sites of different sizes from acquiring the site to changing land use, securing planning permission, securing finance and selling the plots.

The different components of the Real Estate services are closely integrated. We advise and negotiate all the necessary sale and purchase agreements, option agreements, building contracts, professional appointments and warranties, development funding agreements and planning and infrastructure agreements.

We have a leading role in the social housing field. We have good working relationships with some of the major Housing Associations to ensure that projects are compliant with the applicable law.

We are well equipped to deal with property disputes, for example between landlords and tenants. We have particular expertise in Construction and Engineering Disputes and when necessary we can involve the Pitmans’ Dispute Resolution team.

The Real Estate team supplies a substantial amount of corporate support. We work closely with our Corporate team which is well equipped to deal with acquisitions and disposals of real estate portfolios and single asset vehicles, joint ventures and restructurings.

We also work for major banks, providing assistance on secured lending transactions together with our Banking & Finance team. We advise in relation to tenant default and strategies for dealing with potentially insolvent tenants with our Insolvency & Restructuring team.

We aim to build long-term relationships with all clients. Our experience covers many different areas of property law. Our integrated team means that we are able to offer helpful and cost-effective advice throughout transactions.

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