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Selling or Buying Land for Development

Expert land development solicitors in Manchester

Selling or buying land for development is a major transaction, one that is fraught with risk - and expense – if things go wrong.

That’s where Lyons Wilson can help. Our specialist commercial property team has particular expertise advising on transactions involving land for development. Whether you’re buying land to develop or looking to sell land your land to a potential developer, we have the legal expertise and commercial know-how to ensure you achieve the best deal.

For both residential and commercial developments, obtaining planning permission is likely to be a key consideration. Our planning specialists are here to guide you through the process and help gain the planning consents you need to maximise the development potential of your land, including drafting and negotiating section 106 agreements with the local authority.

If you’re looking to bring in a developer rather than pursuing your own planning application, we can provide you with expert advice on options, conditional contracts, joint venture agreements and development agreements, including licenses and leases.

Wide-ranging land development expertise

The full range of land development matters we can provide expert guidance on includes:  

  • conditional contracts
  • option agreements
  • joint venture agreements
  • checking title
  • change of use
  • ownership structures
  • planning consents and deeds ( section 106 agreements)
  • road agreements ( section 38 agreements)
  • water and drainage agreements (s104 agreements)
  • special considerations such as listed buildings, conservation areas or environmental issues  

Whatever your situation, our expert land development solicitors can advise you at every stage of the transaction to ensure you get maximum value, from the initial due diligence on the deal, through to planning consents, negotiating contracts or advising on tax implications.

If you’re selling land for development, we can help to ensure that everything is in place to secure a sale for the best possible price, in the shortest time, and with the minimum of fuss. We’re also adept at working closely with any other professional advisors involved, such as architects, accountants and surveyors, to ensure that all angles are considered.

To find out how Lyons Wilson Solicitors in Manchester could help minimise the stress and maximise the value of your next development deal, simply fill in the ‘call-back’ form or call us on 0161 830 7756 for a free, no obligation consultation.

Commercial Property

  • Sale and Purchase of Investment
  • Sale and Purchase of Estates for Developers
  • Lease Sale and Purchase transactions
  • Landlord and Tenant Advice
  • Planning Problems and Appeals

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Lyons Wilson Solicitors
Victoria Buildings | Albert Square | 1-7 Princess Street 
Manchester | M2 4DF

Telephone: 0161 830 7777
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