Managing Partner: RW Locke
Senior Partner: RW Locke
Number of Partners: 6
Assistant Solicitors: 2
Other fee-earners: 8
Development & Planning: Richard Locke, Nick Wookey, Ben Halsey, Jane Sewell
Sales/Auctions/Re-sales: Sarah Jarvis, Paul Skelton
THE FIRM A niche practice with wide expertise almost exclusively acting for Registered Providers and their subsidiaries. Established in 1999 and covering London and the South, South East and East of England.
Areas of Practice
Social Housing: 98%
Private Developers: 2%
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK All areas of property work including development site acquisition, planning, building contracts, joint ventures, shared ownership/equity sales, private sales, auctions, lease extensions, staircasing and re-sales (including right to acquire).
CLIENTS Main clients include L&Q, Clarion, Hyde, Southern, Moat, Optivo, Paragon Asra, Peabody, Vivid.
NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS AND HIRES
In the past 12 months:-
■ Over £1.5 billion transactional value site acquisitions
■ Over 2,500 sales/re-sales
■ L&Q Group Framework Appointment
■ Hyde Group Framework Appointment
■ Shortlisted for ‘Best Legal Services Firm’ at the National Housing Awards 2018