Philip is an associate and is highly rated in the region with over 30 years' experience of all aspects of land transactions and developments including site assembly, options and other conditional sale agreements, development agreements and construction documentation. Over the last five years, Philip has been heavily involved in acting for clients developing properties into convenience stores for use by major food retailers.
Since 1998 he has drafted specialised documentation heavily used in the licensed industry and some of this has been taken up by the leading publisher of legal precedents.
He has been a panel property solicitors to a government agency for nine years. His projects for them have included all of the agency’s legal work in relation to various multi million pound schemes.
He also acts for a leading college of further education (in relation to their construction work).
Other projects have high profile industrial transactions; acting for landowners in respect of major housing schemes; and public infrastructure and all other development works for the largest office (and laboratory) development in the Leeds vicinity for many years.
In telecoms siting agreements, a right to “lift and shift” is a landowner’s right to make a telecoms operator relocate its plant and equipment.
The Electronic Communications Code gives licensed telecoms operators statutory rights to have equipment on private land. The Digital Economy Act 2017…