Paul Skelton

Legal Director
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Paul qualified as a Solicitor in 1998 and joined Birketts in April 2023. Prior to joining Birketts Paul was a Partner at Devonshires LLP and Sharratts (London) LLP.

Paul has over 24 years’ experience of dealing with property, specialising in development site acquisitions and social housing for the last 18 years. His main areas of work currently involve development site acquisitions for housing providers and he has particular expertise in acting for registered social housing providers and affordable housing related matters. Paul has wide range of experience in dealing with development agreements, development leases, section 106 planning agreements, stock transfers, and general conveyancing and commercial landlord and tenant matters.

Paul recently dealt with the property support side of a development site acquisition at a high-profile site in London worth over £40 million. The acquisition included lower commercial floors with residential units above. The issues he dealt with included rights of light matters, nearby railway infrastructure, the surrender of existing easements and new easements granted to allow adjacent development.

Paul is based at our Sevenoaks office.

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