Portwall Place Portwall Lane Bristol BS1 9HS
Ben heads up our Residential Development team in Bristol.
He has worked extensively for residential, commercial and mixed-use developers throughout his career. His clients include national PLC house builders, commercial developers and public authorities involved in development and urban regeneration.
Ben’s development project work includes collaboration, option and conditional acquisition agreements, together with the drafting and negotiation of multi-phase, multi-conditional development agreements, joint venture agreements, remediation conditions, overage provisions, land assembly, asset management, disposals and leases.
Also, Ben is adept at anticipating, identifying and thereafter mitigating public law and other risk factors such as state aid, vires, best value, OJEU procurement and political, governance and constitutional issues.
Ben's recent projects have included:
Ben is particularly experienced at working with a number of public and private sector stakeholders in any particular project, as well as alongside in-house teams, providing specialist advice and training.
He also advises high-street lenders in development projects and investment transactions, and so, when acting for the borrower or public sector partner, is adept at identifying the bank's likely requirements.