Housing

The business of housing

Our Housing Team provides specialist advice to housing providers on every aspect of their business.

As Scotland’s largest law firm with a specialist housing practice, our multi-disciplinary team of lawyers  provides the commercial and property advice to meet all of your needs. We have become trusted advisers to some of the UK’s largest housing providers by delivering innovative, practical and commercial solutions.

We work with a diverse range of organisations including private sector developers and investors, joint venture bodies and housing associations (find out more about our services in relation to social housing here).

Key services

Our team has been involved in many of the most innovative developments in the housing sector in recent years. We find solutions in areas including:

  • Banking and housing finance, including new funding structures.     
  • Housing management and anti-social behaviour
  • Litigation and dispute resolution
  • Management, acquisition and disposal of housing portfolios
  • New housing development models
  • Procurement
  • Renewable energy projects
  • Shared equity and consumer credit
  • Shared equity schemes -including LIFT and Help to Buy (Scotland).

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