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Examples of work undertaken by DJB lawyers

  • Advised on procurement, acquisitions and all other legal work to facilitate the award winning town centre regeneration of Clapham High Street. The scheme involved advising on the complex enabling partnership between public and private bodies.

  • Handled the complex disposal of a package of land to a supermarket in support of a town centre regeneration scheme in the South West.

  • Advised a Local Authority on the regeneration of a town centre shopping centre. DJB were instructed in connection with all leasehold aspects of the occupation of this development as well as related construction issues.

  • Drafted and negotiating a Section 106 Agreement for a London Borough relating to the redevelopment of a former Post Office and Telephone Exchange site into a mixed commercial and residential development.

  • The acquisition of an inner city site from a South East Borough Council for use in a mixed use regeneration scheme.

DJB specialists

Legal issues that may arise

  • Town centre redevelopment

  • Securing vacant possession of sites through compulsory purchase

  • Securing vacant possession through break clauses, surrender and break notices

  • Drafting and negotiating planning obligations

  • Obtaining planning permissions

  • Estate rationalisation strategies

  • Legal issues

  • Highways law

  • Joint venture agreements

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As changes in shopping patterns have occurred, town centres have been forced to adapt to these changes. With increasing mixed use of town centre sites, the business of town centres is now more than just retail.

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