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Thorntons Law LLP

Social Housing

Band 3ScotlandUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Acts for registered social landlords (RSLs) on a range of matters, with regular work on site acquisitions. Further strength in advising on funding arrangements. Maintains a strong RSL client base with its full-service approach to areas such as corporate governance, procurement and employment.

Strengths

One client comments: "They are an organisation that has a substantial range of expertise and tremendous knowledge."

Other sources note: "They are a strong, commercial firm and they provide a good service."

Work highlights

Acted for Caledonia Housing Association on the purchase of land on a greenfield site in Inverness for the construction of 65 new mixed-tenure affordable homes to be delivered on completion in phases by design and build contract with the developer.

Notable practitioners

Graham Wilson and Chris Allan are key contacts at the firm.

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