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With a team of dedicated experts, Watson Burton’s Housebuilding group recognises that when it comes to property development, speed and attention to detail are critical. 

the sector

The UK housebuilding sector faces adversity in attempting to recover from the recession, after being one of the most badly effected areas within the construction industry. Recent reports have highlighted a greater optimism within the sector with house prices stablising in the social housing market and developers completing major projects throughout the country. At Watson Burton, we understand that the sector’s recovery creates both opportunities and challenges for many businesses, with the Government’s crackdown on public spending reshaping the construction industry as a whole.

our team

Our housebuilding group is dedicated to providing specialist legal support and advice to a wide range of clients, from publicly quoted PLC’s to local owner managed companies.

We have a wealth of experience in providing advice in relation to all aspects of law that affect the housebuilding sector, offering strategic solutions on issues including planning, property, environmental liability funding and contentious matters.

The group brings together experts from a range of disciplines including construction, property and corporate so that you can be safe in the knowledge that the advice you receive will have the best possible outcome for you and your business.

With the breadth and depth of experience available you can be assured we are likely to have been involved in a transaction of a similar nature and this is coupled with a wider commercial awareness of an industry we know very well.

Areas of expertise include: