Conveyancing & Housing

Geldards provide comprehensive advice to the public sector in relation to conveyancing and housing. Our knowledgeable team can help Local Authorities and Registered Providers skilfully navigate the requirements of the government housing agenda, and ensure they have the right plans in place for the future.

  • We provide advice to the public sector on acquisitions, sales, tenancies, shared ownership, shared equity, right to buy/acquire, housing management and procurement. Our expert team keep a careful eye on governance and the regulatory framework in which our clients operate, to provide the best possible advice.
  • Our lawyers work hand in hand with ‘in house’ teams and can offer a level of resource and specialism which becomes an extension of the team, and we have a proven track record of successful collaborations with public sector colleagues.
  • We also support clients who are engaged in wider development projects and joint ventures, either with the private sector or with other public sector bodies, relating to the delivery of housing and other targets.
  • We can provide a full range of specialist legal services to support this work using the expertise of our litigation, construction, planning and VAT specialists.

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What clients say

"The team has a good knowledge and understanding of the factors and constraints of public sector work."

Public Sector, East Midlands, Legal 500 2021

"The team are easy to deal with, very responsive with good attention to detail. Their level of engagement in projects and willingness to work alongside in-house lawyers is valuable."

Public Sector, East Midlands, Legal 500 2021

"Quick to understand the brief, reactive and flexible. "

Public Sector, East Midlands, Legal 500 2021

"They're commercial in their approach to disputes. "

Local Government, UK Wide, Chambers & Partners 2021

"The firm is friendly, agreeable and responsive."

Local Government, UK Wide, Chambers & Partners 2021

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