Law Services for Businesses House Builders

Efficient and effective legal advice to support house builders across the private and public sectors.

MacRoberts provides specialist legal advice to support house builders across the private and public sectors. From arranging site acquisitions and drafting development agreements to the sale of individual plots and disposal of entire sites, our award-winning team provides the full range of legal services to support house builders in managing their development projects.

Our team has longstanding relationships with some of the best-known house builders in the UK, and extensive experience advising on the full range of legal matters, including site acquisitions, assembly and disposals, plot sales, collaboration and joint venture agreements, planning, health and safety, commercial contracts, employment issues and disputes which may arise with employers, contractors and sub-contractors.

Working in partnership with you

We regularly advise on significant strategic development and regeneration projects and smaller scale developments, providing our clients with a first-class, relationship-driven service at all times.

Key Services

  • Construction

    One of the largest construction law groups in Scotland, our team is renowned for their expertise provided to clients across the Scottish construction sector.

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  • Health & Safety

    We advise clients throughout inquests or fatal accident inquiries, including advocacy, and provide support for employees being interviewed either under caution or voluntarily. We also present defence of enforcement action by any other regulator, and provide non-contentious advice regarding risk assessments.

Our Awards & Accreditations

  • In 2016, we became one of the first law firms in Scotland to become Living Wage accredited employers.

  • Winners of Corporate & Commercial Team of the Year and Family Law Team of the Year at the Scottish Legal Awards 2020.

  • Our Real Estate team won the Property Team of the Year Award at the British Legal Awards in 2018.

  • Winner of SME of the Year at the Scottish SME Awards 2017, hosted by Scottish Business Insider.

  • Highly Commended for Commercial Team of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2016.

  • We are a proud member of the Legal Sustainability Alliance, a network of law firms committed to working collaboratively to reduce our environmental impact

  • In 2019, MacRoberts achieved Cyber Essentials Plus certification, a UK Government entry-level information security standard. 

  • MacRoberts holds the ISO 9001:2015 certification for Quality Management, the most widely recognised quality management system standard in the world.

  • MacRoberts holds the ISO14001:2015 certification for Environmental Management, demonstrating our ongoing commitment to environmental awareness.

  • MacRoberts holds the ISO27001:2013 certification for Information Security, an internationally recognised security gold standard.

  • Business continuity is a critical element of the Business Management System at MacRoberts and we hold full accreditation with the ISO 22301:2012.

  • MacRoberts is a member of IP Inclusive, a network of intellectual property professionals working to make our community more equal, diverse and inclusive.

  • We are active members of the PRIME Programme – an organisation that focuses on ensuring a career in law is open to talent from all economic and social backgrounds.

  • MacRoberts supports the Scottish Business Pledge, a values-led partnership between Government and business that is based on boosting productivity and competitiveness through fairness, equality and sustainable employment.

  • We are supporters of the Partnership for Change, a network of organisations and individuals who share a common ambition to improve diversity on boards and in senior leadership.

  • MacRoberts is a Disability Confident employer, and are committed to disability equality across our firm.

  • MacRoberts fully supports flexible working practices and supports family-friendly working practices.

  • MacRoberts became a member of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme in 2018.

  • MacRoberts is a member of The Glass Network, Scotland's organisation for LGBT+ allied legal professionals.
  • MacRoberts is a longstanding member of Scotland Food & Drink, the leading trade association for Scotland's food and drink industry.