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James McCormack

James McCormack

Associate โ€“โ€“โ€“ London

James acts for registered providers, local authorities, and private developers, across a broad range of real estate and development matters.

Particular areas of expertise include conditional contracts, option agreements, title issues, 'golden brick' structures, development obligations, estate regeneration, intragroup arrangements, commercial and residential leases, occupational tenancies, and vacant possession issues.

Recent experience includes:

• Advising a registered provider on an option agreement for the potential development of over 3,000 new homes;

• Acting for a local authority on the procurement of a developer for multiple development sites;

• Helping secure the purchase of over 100 new homes for a registered provider on a 'golden brick' basis; and

• Advising a registered provider on an "off-plan" sub-sale arrangement with an institutional buyer; and

• Acting for a registered provider on the acquisition of a new build development for use as London Living Rent.

James is experienced in successfully leading projects and negotiations, coordinating with the firm's specialists in other areas.