Clarke Willmott has been appointed to the £30 million legal panel of Homes England, formerly known as the Homes and Communities Agency.
It is one of thirteen firms have been appointed to the Government housing investment authority’s panel, with firms allocated into two lots.
Clarke Willmott has been appointed for real estate, development and construction, banking and restructuring, commercial law and litigation, assisting Homes England in its aim of helping to deliver 300,000 homes a year by the mid-2020s.
The contract, which began on 1 May, will run for two years until May 2020, when the agency can decide to renew it for another two years.
Clarke Willmott was appointed following a tender process which started in October 2017 and involved a multi-disciplinary team from Clarke Willmott. The team was led by Laurence Lacey, a partner in Clarke Willmott’s Bristol-based Commercial Property Team.
“We are delighted to have been appointed to Homes England’s national panel, which is a great fit for our expertise in real estate, property development and construction, banking and housing,” commented Mr Lacey. “It is further evidence of the strength of our team across a broad range of property and related areas.”
Clarke Willmott LLP is a national law firm with seven offices across the country, including Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton and Taunton.