Social housing provider to appoint solicitors to £8m framework supporting development directorate

A leading social housing provider is to appoint solicitors to an £8m framework supporting its development directorate.

Stonewater, which manages around 33,600 homes in England for over 75,000 customers, said support was required in the following areas:

  • Acquisition and disposal of Land, including commercial and residential property
  • Planning advice
  • Compulsory Purchase
  • Site assembly and development and construction
  • Environmental and Health and Safety (included associated Law)
  • Taxation in relation to property and property transactions (including VAT)
  • Associated agreements and investment documents
  • Joint Venture agreements and Joint agreements
  • Grant agreements
  • Claims management, Dispute resolution and Litigation
  • Banking, Venture Capital and Loan finance
  • Design and setting up of financing companies and Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) / Joint Ventures (JVs)

The contract is expected to start on 6 December 2021 and end on 5 December 2025.

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