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Birketts LLP

KINGFISHER HOUSE, 1 GILDERS WAY, NORWICH, NR3 1UB, ENGLAND
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Work 01603 232300
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Fax 01603 230533
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5230 NORWICH
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www.birkets.co.uk

Peter Goddard

Tel:
Work 01603 756508
Email:
Web:
www.birketts.co.uk
Birketts LLP

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Social Housing

Position

Partner

Career

Peter joined Birketts in 2006 as head of our social housing team.

Peter has extensive experience of social housing and has advised a number of national and regional RPs and local authorities on a broad range of property and regulatory matters. He has led teams dealing with stock transfers and has also advised a number of RPs and local authorities and developers on the affordable housing requirements of s.106 Agreements. For many years Peter has acted for RPs on all types of development schemes for both general needs and supported housing, including advice on joint ventures and mixed tenure and private sale schemes (where he has advised on the consequent vires issues and the impact of Housing Corporation/TSA Regulation and charity law). He has also set up numerous disposal schemes for Housing Associations for RTBs/RTAs, Homebuy and Shared Ownership. In 2004 Peter led the team acting for Peterborough City Council on the disposal of all its housing stock - the largest LSVT in East Anglia to date. He has also led a team who completed all the property aspects of a £150m refinancing package for a major regional RP- one of the largest refinancing facilities in the sector to date. Peter also advised on the affordable housing provisions for the master s.106 agreement for the 2012 Olympics site.

Member

Peter is an affiliate member of the Chartered Institute of Housing, has written extensively for the housing sector press and regularly speaks on social housing topics. He was previously a board member of Hereward Housing Association and Sanctuary Hereward, and Chair of both organisations' Development Committees for several years. He was also Chair of Norwich City Council's Housing Improvement Board for the three years of its existence.


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Peter Goddard - Birketts LLP

Within: Social housing

Birketts LLP is a leading provider of advised to social housing clients in the Eastern region and it frequently handles affordable housing development, housing management, funding, employment matters, regulatory issues, shared ownership and right to buy sales, as well as open market sales. In 2018, Peter Goddard's group saw an uptick in work for housebuilders in setting up their own for-profit Registered Providers. The multi-disciplinary practice acts for many of the country's leading social housing providers. Senior associate Emily Groom and associate Sarah Fish are recommended as rising stars.

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