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Examples of work undertaken by Davitt Jones Bould lawyers

  • Advised on numerous multi-million pound developments on brownfield land.

  • Drafted and negotiated Section 106 agreements for the development of housing and other major infrastructure on numerous brownfield sites.

  • Advised on planning policies for a large stretch of brownfield land in London.

  • Advised on aftercare obligations for the disposal of land for redevelopment.

  • Acted for a developer in on the regeneration of redundant wharves, comprising residential, commercial and marina development.

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Legal issues that may arise

  • Acquisition and disposal of brownfield sites

  • Conditional contracts and options

  • Overage and clawback

  • Planning permissions and obligations including Section 106 agreements

  • Rights to light

  • Site assembly

  • Joint ventures

  • Environmental law issues including contamination

  • Construction contract negotiation and drafting including FIDIC, NEC, IChemE, GC/ Works, JCT, ICE, RIBA and RICS

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The reclamation and reuse of brownfield sites is a core component of the UK Sustainable Strategy. There is roughly the equivalent of 100,000 football pitches worth of Brownfield land in England. Brownfield land could potentially provide nearly 1.5 million dwellings in the UK.  It is therefore the Governments target to ensure 90% of  brownfield sites have planning permission by 2020 (

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