Burness Paull

Social Housing Department

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What the team is known for Acts for prominent social housing providers and charities on matters including construction projects, bond placements and development of new legal structures. Also adept at advising on residential developments and social housing acquisitions. Experienced with clientele in both the public and private sectors. Also skilled in advising on finance matters.

Strengths One client reports: "They had very quick turnaround and their reporting was excellent. They are very responsive, pragmatic, put matters in perspective for us and have a strong ability to get the job done on time."

Another source comments: "The firm has an excellent reputation for delivering high levels of service and for their in-depth knowledge and experience in the Scottish housing sector."

Work highlights Acted for Cruden Homes on the purchase, development and sale at foundation level of affordable housing subjects at a number of sites across the East of Scotland with over 450 units being sold to affordable housing providers.

Notable practitioners

Louise Chambers
is highlighted for her experience acting for a range of housing associations on major development projects and property transactions.
"She is very easy to work with, efficient and gets the job done."

Peter Chambers
is recognised for his experience representing residential developers and housing associations in a range of transactional matters.
"Peter has considerable expertise and knowledge of the housing sector specifically and is a recognised industry expert in the property and land acquisition sector generally. His considerable experience means that he can apply knowledge and solutions to any problem. He is a pleasure to work with because of his calm and confident manner."