Examples of work undertaken by DJB lawyers

  • Advised on the multi-million pound disposal of an army medical college and military academy.

  • Advised on the disposal of a 49 acre military hospital site.

  • Obtained planning permission to build residential accommodation on a military site, overcoming considerable public opposition.

  • Advised on lease breaks to secure high-value disposals of military sites.

DJB specialists

  • Sean Bulman (Partner)

  • Louisa Swanton (Partner)

Legal issues that may arise

  • Disposal of former military training centres to external investors

  • Advising on the selection of bidders

  • Advising on clawback and overage provisions

  • Advice on how press coverage should be handled

  • Acquisition of sites for military training use

  • Negotiating and drafting leases and subleases for military training premises

  • Advising on lease breaks, surrenders and termination as part of an estates rationalisation strategy

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Over two thirds of the MoD’s 240,000 hectare estate is used solely for training purposes. This comprises over 100 training centres, camps and ranges. As well as MoD training activity, these sites are used for private activities including falconry, motorsports and corporate training events.



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