Sectors

New Homes Division

An experienced and dedicated legal team that work closely with housebuilders to ensure that your transaction runs smoothly and all of your new home requirements are dealt with swiftly, professionally and seamlessly.

Led by Louise Jones, who has extensive knowledge of new build property having worked in the industry for over twenty years, our New Homes Division have the ability to provide timely and effective advice ensuring that they are able to guide their clients through the most complex of transactions in a smooth and stress free manner.

Thursfields’ New Homes Division incorporates an expert legal team who are extremely experienced in working with developers, housebuilders and landowners by providing a high standard of service to ensure that your sale or purchase of a new build property is progressed and dealt with as quickly as possible.

We recognise that an uncertain economic climate, government policy and housing needs in the UK are fuelling the necessity to ‘keep Britain building’ which is why our team of new build experts are dedicated to delivering up to date legal advice and commercial solutions for residential development projects of all sizes.

We will provide a seamless service for our clients from the land acquisition to supporting its development and onward plot sales. Our experience is underpinned by a wealth of knowledge on supporting initiatives, such as the government’s Help to Buy Scheme.

Our services include:

Our Commercial Property team will manage the due diligence required prior to a client’s site acquisition or advise on option agreements pending a planning application.

Advising on development easements.

Liaising with lenders in relation to development finance.

Advising on development management company set-up.

Assisting developers or house builders on Help to Buy registration.

Liaising with your local council regarding infrastructure agreements.

Representing you and ensuring you are benefited in any joint venture agreement that you may have with another company.

Advising on Land Promotion Agreements as an alternative to Option Agreements.

Advising on Part-Exchange transactions.

Advising on Planning and Section 106 Agreements between you and your local authority.

Assisting and advising on Private Equity.

Offering expert legal advice on Site Set Up and Development Plot Sales.

Acting for you in the purchase of your new home, with extensive knowledge and experience of the Help to Buy ISA and the Lifetime ISA.

Download our New Homes Brochure here

05/08/2020

Thursfields Talk Legal: property auctions to be discussed at free webinar

The crucial things to remember if you’re considering buying a home via a property auction will be discussed at Thursfields Solicitors’ webinar next week. Darren Cox, an associate solicitor in the Residential Conveyancing department, will host the free Talk Legal webinar at 10am on Wednesday 12 August. Darren will introduce the webinar live on Zoom,…

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Key team member

Louise Jones
Associate Director and Head of New Homes, Residential Conveyancing & New Homes

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Team

Sian Birkett

Solicitor, Residential Conveyancing

Alison Collins

Conveyancing Executive, Residential Conveyancing

Jennifer Simpson

Conveyancing Executive, Residential Conveyancing

Tony Gibb

Director, Commercial Property

Robert Pettigrew

Director, Commercial Property & Retail and Leisure

Contact

Give us a call and we’ll get you to the right office and person to help you with your requirements.

T. 0345 20 73 72 8 T. 0345 20 73 72 8

case study

Nominated panel firm for a number of large UK housebuilders

The New Homes Division has secured the recommendation of a number of large UK house builders whom we work closely with. From the point of reservation of their client’s new home to the day they move in, the team, who act independently for their clients, have been able to work with hundreds of clients in…

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