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Wilsons

ALEXANDRA HOUSE, ST JOHNS STREET, SALISBURY, SP1 2SB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01722 412412
Fax:
Fax 01722 411500
DX:
58003 SALISBURY 1
Email:
Web:
www.wilsonsllp.com
London, Salisbury

Alison Bailey

Tel:
Work 01722 427 560
Email:
Wilsons

Work Department

Agriculture

Position

Partner and head of the landowner development team. Alison specialises in rural property matters, in particular acting for landowners on developments of predominantly green field sites throughout England. Alison's development experience includes residential development, employment development and light industrial development. This encompasses agreements relating to options, promotion, overage/clawback, equalisation and consortia.  She also has considerable experience in dealing with conditional contracts and negotiating section 106 agreements. From time to time she is asked to give independent advice as to the enforceability of existing agreements.  Alison also acts for banks in the taking of security over agricultural property and development land. As well as landed estates Alison's clients also include schools, Oxford Colleges, charities and farmers/farm owners and she is often called in to assist other teams within the firm on complex land transactions (including high value sales and purchases), as well as other advisory work. 

Career

Alison trained at Wilsons and qualified as a solicitor in 1992, and was made a partner in 1998. At various stages during her career Alison has headed up the Property Team and sat on the firm's management board. She continues to be the client partner contact for many of the firm's estate clients.

Languages

French and Spanish.


South West: Private client

Agriculture and estates

Within: Agriculture and estates

Peter Bourke leads the team at Wilsons and is recommended for his ‘understanding of clients' needs' and for 'providing sensible, cost-effective advice’. Bourke specialises in tenancy succession claims and claims against the Rural Payments Agency, as well as rights of way and neighbour disputes. Alison Bailey specialises in landowner development and rural property. Associate Tim Olliff-Lee specialises in the sale and purchase of farms and rural property, the leasing of renewable energy sites, and the letting of agricultural land.

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South West: Real estate

Commercial property: Dorset and South Wiltshire

Within: Commercial property: Dorset and South Wiltshire

Highly regarded for its private client work, Wilsons is often engaged by private landowners in development site transactions, and also advises corporates, charities and property investors in commercial letting and transactional property matters. ‘An experienced and incisive property expert’, Jane Lonergan advised Saba Software on a commercial lease agreement for its office space in the south of England. Lonegran also provides ongoing property advice to charities such as Help for Heroes and Sense. Moreover, the team acted for a prominent real estate investor in the sale of an office building in a central London location. Alison Bailey has experience with development contracts, and is instructed by corporate and individual landowners. Also recommended are Dominic Ogden and consultant Robert Swift.

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