We have extensive experience in the housebuilding sector
We work for a number of leading housebuilders in the UK.
Our team of dedicated legal experts understands the industry and provides commercial, cost-effective and proactive advice.
We advise on all aspects affecting the industry.
Our Corporate team deals with takeovers, mergers and acquisitions.
Our Urban Regeneration team deals with pathfinding partnering agreements and cutting edge regeneration issues.
Our Environmental team deals with the development of brownfield sites and contaminated land issues and conducts environmental assessments.
Our Health, Safety and Regulations team offers advice on the protection of interests by negotiating with regulatory bodies and defending prosecutions.
Our Real Estate and Planning team handles complex land acquisitions and the entire range of planning and public law issues.
Our Construction team deals with disputes that arise with employers, contractors and subcontractors and drafts complex construction documentation.
Our Land Litigation team deals with disputes relating to title, options, boundaries and complex land contract issues, in addition to the removal of protestors or travellers.
Our Employment team advises on all issues that arise with employees, including working conditions, discrimination, diversity and performance.
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Our latest alerts, briefings & reports
Nabarro briefings and reports
New planning rules in force from 30 May 2013
The Government published legislation at the end of last week that will relax the rules on when planning permission is needed for change of use. View full briefing
ONEL: what constitutes genuine use of a Community Trade Mark?
On 19 December 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its long-anticipated judgment in the ONEL/OMEL case. This reference from the Court of Appeal of the Hague sought guidance on the question of whether use of a Community Trade Mark (CTM) in a single member state constitutes genuine use in the Community. View full briefing
Changing offices to residential without planning permission: the rise of flats
The Government recently announced in a letter to local authorities in England that new legislation will come into force in Spring 2013 allowing a change of use from offices to residential without the need to apply for planning permission. View full briefing
OHIM's box-ticking approach to class heading filings fails to tick all the right boxes
Community Trade Mark (CTM) applicants beware. OHIM (the CTM office) has again (15 October 2012) changed its practice on filings for "class headings". View full briefing
DCLG's proposals to help bring forward stalled development
With an increasing number of developments stalling following changes to market conditions, making previously agreed planning obligations unviable, the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) is seeking to make legislative changes to help developers renegotiate those planning obligations. View full briefing