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Real estate: planning Real estate: property finance Real estate: property litigation Real estate: Commercial property

Real estate: planning


The only property law firm you’ll ever need. Maples Teesdale planning department has extensive experience advising on all aspects of the town and country planning system, compulsory purchase and appropriation, highways, environment and energy matters, building regulations, affordable housing and judicial review.

It provides a comprehensive service to clients, providing pragmatic and commercial advice on both contentious and non-contentious aspects of these areas of law. We act for commercial and residential developers, housing associations, local authorities and institutional investors. Chad Sutton, Planning Partner leads the planning department and has in-depth experience advising on planning issues in both the private and public sectors, having also previously worked as an in-house solicitor at the London Boroughs of Hillingdon, Ealing and Tower Hamlets. He regularly speaks at seminars and has featured in Inside Housing, Property Law Journal and Property Week and been interviewed by BBC News.

Real estate: property finance


The only property law firm you’ll ever need. Maples Teesdale acts for lenders and borrowers on property investment and development finance transactions. Our clients include leading banks and financial institutions, alternative debt providers, as well as privately owned commercial and residential developments to large commercial forward fundings on complex property developments. Developments range from mixed use residential and commercial developments to large commercial forward fundings on complex property developments. We have a dedicated team of property finance lawyers that has wide ranging experience in this field. We currently advise a variety of banks and other financial institutions as well as property investors, funds and commercial property companies.

The team has close and trusted working relationships with senior debt providers, mezzanine debt providers and equity funding enabling us to make introductions to our borrower clients and prospective clients who are looking for finance for real estate transactions.

Real estate: property litigation


The only property law firm you’ll ever need. Maples Teesdale dispute resolution department advises on the full range of property, construction and general commercial litigation services. The team regularly works with clients on service charge disputes, rights of light issues, rent reviews, dilapidations, planning disputes and enforcement of lending obligations.

A significant proportion of our work involves us working alongside our property colleagues to help avoid problems along the way and to ensure that deals complete on time and on budget. Our focus is always to find pragmatic, speedy resolutions to any problems in a cost effective manner with the minimal impact on time and cost for our clients. We are therefore property law specialists with a detailed understanding of the property market, as well as litigators.

Real estate: Commercial property


The only property law firm you’ll ever need. As commercial property experts, Maples Teesdale advise on the acquisition, management and disposal of investment and occupational properties, joint ventures, secured finance transactions, planning issues and development projects including site assembly and constraints mitigation, lettings and all other aspects of landlord and tenant law and portfolio management.

Property transactions are often subject to critical timeframes. From the onset of each new transaction we ensure that all parties are aware of and operating to the right timeline. The practice has considerable experience of completing deals under tight deadlines.

We act for institutions, fund managers, private and publicly owned property companies, developers, occupiers, banks, land owners, educational bodies and charities, as well as several other law firms.

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