Land Acquisitions and Plot Sales
Land Acquisition and Plot Sales
Getting involved in developing land can bring a mix of both opportunities and challenges.
At Rotheras we have a wealth of experience in acquiring land for development and plot sales and can assist with all phases of your development.
When acquiring land for potential development there is also a lot to take into consideration.
Planning permission, highways agreements, environmental investigations, agreements for utilities, and the commercial terms of the deal are all factors that need to be taken into account.
At Rotheras our commercial property team have a wealth of experience in advising on land acquisitions and will work with you to ensure the land can be developed on time and within budget, giving you the maximum return on investment.
Plot sales are becoming more complex, with each plot now likely to be different compared to the standardised housing of previous years.
We act for house builders and developers to consider the following factors relating to plot sales including access to the site and rights of way, roads, utilities and services, planning consent and boundaries. We can help you with drafting and preparing residential plot sale agreements, leases and transfers.
Why instruct Rotheras for Land Acquisitions and Plot Sales?
We advise both residential and commercial property developers.
We pride ourselves on our expertise and attention to detail, whilst ensuring your matter is conducted in a timely manner.
We act for a wide variety of developers and clients within the construction industry.
We can advise property developers on sites of varying sizes including single developments, large residential housing estates and mixed-use developments.
Our experience means we can spot and act on any issues with your land acquisition early to avoid delays later down the line prior to selling your plots.
We can draw on the skills of colleagues in our litigation and company commercial teams.
We can help you with:
- Planning permission requirements
- Management company establishment/set up
- Environmental issues
- Agreements for utilities
- Commercial development funding
- Plot Sales
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Anton Balkitis frequently represents the operators of both goods and passenger vehicles in court proceedings. Clients remark: "He has a commercial understanding of real-life issues and will always provide a balanced view
Chambers UK, 2019
Impressive group with expertise in both matrimonial finance cases and children matters. A strong childcare team handles cases involving physical and emotional abuse, as well as fatalities. Well versed in matters with international aspects, Hague Convention cases, as well as adoption and guardianship issues.
Chambers UK, 2018
Chris Powell at Rotheras was recommended to us by a trusted associate within the Transport Industry; without doubt we wouldn’t have had the excellent outcome we did without his and his team’s involvement. The level of professionalism, expert advice and assistance was faultless; we felt reassured and well informed throughout the whole process. It was a pleasure to do business with him and would highly recommend his services!
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The team at Rotheras, and Mr Powell in particular, have provided us with an outstanding service. We are extremely grateful for the help and support they gave us in dealing with issues relating to our transport operations and our goods vehicle operators licence. Mr Powell was professional, knowledgable, efficient and effective. He quickly understood our business and the problem we had. He responded with sensible advice and acted quickly on our behalf to resolve the matter. I cannot thank him enough for his help and I would recommend Mr Powell, and the Rotheras team, without hesitation. I am extremely grateful for the help they gave us.
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I was extremely pleased with the service that Kerry provided in order to sell my mothers house. Good, prompt communication and all questions dealt with or answered as requested. Consequently I would recommend yours services to others.
Anton has substantial experience acting for commercial goods hauliers and other transport operators. He advises on a range of contentious issues including operator licence, maintenance and tachograph matters, with a wealth of experience acting in public inquiries before Traffic Commissioners."Anton is a highly informed and personable lawyer.
Chambers UK, 2020
Chris Powell focuses his practice on road transport issues, regularly representing haulage, transport and logistics companies. He has considerable experience in regulatory matters involving operator licences and compliance failings, as well as more serious criminal investigations relating to fraud.
Chambers UK, 2020
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Antony Fyson is a Partner at Rotheras Solicitors and offers clients a wealth of expertise in commercial property, property development and conveyancing matters.
Tom Redgate is a Commercial Property specialist at Nottingham-based law firm Rotheras and is located at our Lace Market office in the heart of Nottingham City Centre.
Fiona Moore is an associate solicitor specialising in commercial property and residential property at Nottingham-based law firm Rotheras Solicitors and is located at our Lace Market office in the heart of Nottingham City Centre.
Luke specialises in all aspects of commercial and residential property including leasing, sales and purchases, development work, commercial finance and much more and is based at our Lace Market office in the heart of Nottingham City Centre.
Talita Fantauzzi is a Paralegal in Rotheras’ Commercial Property department and is based at our Lace Market office in the heart of Nottingham city centre.
Kirsty Stening is a solicitor in Rotheras’ Commercial Property team and is based at our Lace Market office in the heart of Nottingham city centre.
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An opportunity has arisen to join our team as a Telephone Receptionist. This person will be the first point of contact for all inbound telephone enquiries.
We are looking for a friendly and cheery person who has excellent communication skills. You will be dealing with clients on the telephone, taking messages and passing calls on to other members of staff.
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This guide is intended to be a short, no-nonsense crib sheet for External Transport Managers. It is by no means comprehensive, but it does flag up some of the more common issues that can ultimately lead to problems with the Traffic Commissioner.
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