Examples of work undertaken by DJB lawyers

Secured multiple sites through negotiation and compulsory purchase orders for the purpose of multi-million-pound developments.

Secured planning permission for the construction of various mixed use developments comprising housing, shopping centres, transport infrastructure and amenities.

Drafted and negotiated complex Section 106 agreements and Community Infrastructure Levies for multi-million pound developments.

Securing planning and environmental consents for housing development projects, including contesting a highly contentious water infrastructure obligation imposed on a national developer.

Our Services

- Commercial and residential development

- Establishment of scheme and structure

- Site assembly

- Development and construction contracts

- Warranties

- Public and private sector agreements

- Planning permissions and obligations

- Funding mechanisms

- Joint ventures

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Development projects are often extremely complex and multifaceted. As real estate specialists, DJB are able to provide expert support on all legal issues that may occur in a project. From our experience of working for Local Government, we can also give expert advice on how to win support and gain planning permission for your project.

Our Experience

DJB is the largest specialist Real Estate law firm in the UK. Our highly acclaimed team of commercial property lawyers have considerable experience in meeting all the development needs of both private and public sector organisations.


DJB lawyers have advised on some of the largest and most complex real estate developments in the country. Our experience covers the entire spectrum of development issues including securing land and planning permission for the multi-million pound development of mixed use infrastructure. In addition, we have advised on numerous construction law, environmental law and planning law issues relating to large developments.


The firm has a proven track record of delivering commercial real estate services according to the unique needs of our clients' organisations.




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