Advised a national Registered Provider on a 67 unit development with 51 affordable houses which will help unlock a development site previously stagnated due to the economic climate. An advance land transfer structure and detailed step in rights enabled our client to ensure that they had maximum security whilst allowing the site owner to proceed with the development of the remaining private housing providing maximum security.
Advised on a joint venture arrangement between the client and a developer, incorporated a joint venture LLP and drafted and negotiated the LLP agreement, together with loan and security documents. Clarke Willmott also advised on the bank's facility and security documents including priority arrangements.
The creation of a non-charitable entity to assist a large Registered Provider to preserve jobs in a competitive housing maintenance market in the South West. In particular the creation of this company saw the transfer of many staff from the RSL which involved both TUPE, pensions and Schedule 1 issues.
Advised a large Housing Association on the implications of a potential breach of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 by the principal contractor on one of their sites. This included advice on the Regulations themselves and on the contractual options open to the client to resolve the situation.
Acting for an Registered Provider on planning matters relating to the acquisition of a large site in London including assessing the existing planning position and negotiating the terms of the required planning agreement with the Local Planning Authority together with advising on clauses in the sale contract dealing with existing contamination on the site.