Development Land

Our commercial property team provides expert legal advice to clients with development land interests across the South West. We recognise that development projects require meticulous attention to detail and a comprehensive understanding of the legal framework surrounding land development, both for commercial and residential purposes. Our experienced team can advise you on a wide range of matters, including land acquisition, planning permissions, option agreements, environmental considerations, financing, and regulatory compliance.

We work closely with developers and house builders of all sizes, investors, landowners, and local authorities to ensure that land acquisitions for development and the development projects themselves are carried out in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Our recent development projects include:

At Coodes, we understand that every development project is different and subject to a range of pressures and challenges. We will work closely with you to understand your vision, assess any legal risks, negotiate favourable agreements, and provide strategic advice at every stage of the development process. With a clear understanding of your specific objectives, we will develop practical, commercially focused legal advice that will help you achieve your goals.

Our experienced team have supported clients on a wide of legal issues, including:

  • option agreements
  • lock out and exclusivity agreements
  • funding
  • site assembly
  • overage and pre-emption
  • conditional contracts
  • easements and wayleaves
  • plot sales
  • section agreements
  • joint ventures
  • promotion agreements

Contact the commercial property team to discuss your development land needs.


Jo Morgan

Head of Commercial Property

Helen Willett

Head of Business Services

Pam Johns

Head of Rural Services

Chloe Liddicoat

Chartered Legal Executive

Hannah Jenkins

Commercial Property Executive

Jo Counter

Commercial Property Executive

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Jo Morgan

Head of Commercial Property

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Call us on 0800 328 3282, or complete the form below and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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