House Builders

MacRoberts' House Builders Team offers specialist and effective legal advice to support house builders across the private and public sectors. We offer a comprehensive range of services from managing large projects and arranging site acquisitions, preparing contracts, drafting development agreements all the way through to individual plot sales or disposal of the whole site.

We regularly advise on significant strategic development and regeneration projects as well as on smaller scale developments and all other development projects.

Services
  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Collaboration and joint venture agreements
  • Commercial contracts
  • Disputes with employers, contractors and sub-contractors
  • Employment
  • Environmental issues
  • Health and safety
  • Planning
  • Plot sales
  • Site acquisition and disposal including site assembly, complex land acquisitions and developments through conditional contracts and development agreements
  • Site assembly and site acquisition, including by compulsory purchase and appropriation
  • "MacRoberts provides a first-class service and really understands the benefits of long-term relationships with clients. This makes the real estate team so much more than just a legal service provider."

    Legal 500
  • "Anything we throw at them they are able to handle."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Praised for 'truly trying to understand what the client wants to achieve, rather than push solutions that are off the shelf. They are creative, willing to listen and always approachable'."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "They always deliver. The firm is very strong, commercial and practical, making sure we were protected at all times."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "They give pragmatic and commercial advice."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "The team is very strong on commercial property, quite responsive and their client care is good."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession

Real Estate at MacRoberts

Our award-winning Property team has not only the specialist legal knowledge required to assist our clients, but also the sector experience and practical know-how acquired through many years of working on a wide variety of high-profile real estate projects across Scotland.

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