Will is a partner in our real estate development team focusing on the residential sector and specialising in the promotion of large scale strategic development sites. He regularly advises on large scale urban extensions, the acquisition and development of residential sites including mixed use residential and retail led schemes in central London and regionally. Will also has broader experience in the commercial development sector having advised on a number of logistics developments and business parks.
Will regularly advises on site acquisition strategy by way of options, conditional contracts and promotion agreements. In addition, he deals with development management agreements, overage structures and land consortium collaboration and equalisation matters.
Will’s clients include Welbeck Strategic Land, Ptarmigan Strategic Land, Barratt Developments plc, Taylor Wimpey, Wrenbridge, Mclaren Property Group and Gazeley.
Will joined Osborne Clarke as a trainee in 2002, qualified into the London Real Estate team in 2004 and was promoted into the partnership in May 2013. Chambers notes Will is recognised for his “common sense, hard work and good humour” and he is also acknowledged in Legal 500 and Thompson Reuters Super Lawyers.