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Brian Macfarlane


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Brian is a member of our commercial property team specialising in residential development.

Having qualified in 2003, he has acted for some of the UK's leading residential developers for more then ten years.

Commercial Real Estate expertise

Brian specialises in all aspects of residential development work, including site acquisitions and sales (including overage and clawback agreements), collaboration agreements, development agreements and site assembly. He also has considerable experience with strategic land acquisitions and sales, regularly dealing with option agreements and promotion agreements. He also acts for a number of landowners both large and small who are selling sites for residential development.

He has acted for a number of social landlords in relation to acquisition and development (or redevelopment/regeneration) of a number of sites for affordable/social housing. Brian has also acted for many of the major UK lenders in relation to significant property finance deals.

Recent Content by Brian Macfarlane

18 Jan 2019

Residential Development - Freezer Clauses in Option Agreements and Promotion Agreements

We have recently seen the emergence of a new clause in Option Agreements and Promotion Agreements for residential development sites. The clause is...
Brian Macfarlane
17 Nov 2015

New housebuilding benefits

Homes for Scotland last week published the Economic and Social Benefits of Homebuilding in Scotland Report by Nathanial Litchfield & Partners. It...
Brian Macfarlane