Birketts advises Countryside on Framework Agreement


10 October 2017

Birketts has advised Countryside Properties PLC on its development partnership with Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

The Framework Agreement is the first stage of the development at Maidenhead which aims to include circa 1,262 new homes and 90,050 square feet of non-residential space. The project also has scope for two of the four constituent parts to be extended.  

Top 100 law firm Birketts advised on all legal matters with Jo Cope, Legal Director, leading the transaction. Assistance was provided by colleague Amanda Early.

Daniel King, Associate Director (Development) at Countryside, said: “Birketts was appointed to our panel in 2015 and it has made life extremely straightforward being advised by lawyers that not only understand the law but are commercially aware.”

Steven Kay, Head of Birketts’ Housebuilder Sector Team, commented: "This transaction once again demonstrates Birketts’ expertise. It has been a pleasure for the team to work alongside Countryside who have a number of exciting and important projects on the horizon.”

Birketts has one of the most successful and highly regarded property law teams within any firm outside London and the department includes over 100 property specialists. The law firm’s Housebuilder Team acts for five of the top ten national housebuilders, together with a significant number of other national housebuilders and SME developers.