Winckworth Sherwood

Social Housing Department

London (Firms)
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What the team is known for Respected practice advising housing associations on major mergers, governance structures and regeneration. Acts for national housebuilders, local authorities and residential property funds. Offers a comprehensive service, including advice on tax and finance matters, and property litigation. Also noted for its conveyancing work.

Strengths"They are brilliant," one client comments, adding: "They are quick, responsive and thorough."

Work highlights Acted for bpha on its £65 million acquisition of housing units at the Northstowe development.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Murray
offers substantial experience handling a range of social housing-related work, acting for registered providers. He routinely handles regeneration projects and joint ventures, and advises on regulatory and governance matters.
"He is very knowledgeable and considered in his advice and is well known and respected in the sector."

Charlie Proddow
acts for housing associations on development and regeneration projects, with further experience handling property transactions and funding issues.
"He gives excellent advice, and is very experienced and quick to respond."

Simon Randall
provides advice to a range of housing clients on a variety of matters including regeneration schemes, stock transfers and joint venture agreements.