Homes England appoint Trowers & Hamlins to legal panel
International law firm Trowers & Hamlins has been appointed to the legal panel for Homes England.
The panel goes live on 1st May 2018 and the firm has been appointed to provide advice across the real estate spectrum including residential and commercial property, procurement and state aid, planning, construction, commercial contracts, litigation, property and major infrastructure finance, together with restructuring and insolvency, corporate, financial regulation, taxation and public/administrative law.
Homes England is an executive non-departmental public body bringing together land, money, expertise, and planning and compulsory purchase powers to deliver a sustained improvement in the affordability of new homes.
Tonia Secker, partner and head of housing and regeneration at Trowers commented:
"We are delighted to be appointed to Homes England's panel at such an exciting point in its evolution. Homes England's enhanced role as the new national housing agency and its brief from Government to work innovatively to facilitate the delivery of much needed new homes and placemaking aligns absolutely with the focus and ethos of our practice. Our appointment is a welcomed extension and celebration of our longstanding relationship and we look forward to continuing our work on future innovative projects with Homes England that develop and shape our communities."