Nick Pentecost

Partner

Real Estate Development

Nick is a leading specialist development lawyer and acts for property developers who are buying or selling land to build on.

Nick’s particular expertise covers sales and purchases of land for development, option agreements, conditional contracts, overages and land promotion agreements.  Nick also supervises the new home plots sales team.

Nick understands that no two developments are the same and ensures that he understands his clients objectives clearly and provides a proactive and flexible approach. He prides himself on establishing long-standing relationships with existing clients.

 

Work highlights

Varying an overage

Advising a South East based developer on varying an overage which contained terms that would cause difficulty with finance and plot sales.


Promotion agreement

Advising a South East based developer on a promotion agreement for 60+ dwellings in South East London.


Option agreements

Advising a South East based developer on option agreements for a land assembly for a development of 25 dwellings in Mid Sussex.


Unconditional purchase

Advising a South East based developer on the unconditional purchase of a site with planning permission for 9 luxury detached dwelling from the administrator of the previous owner.


Land aquisition

Advising a South East based developer on a long term option to acquire land for a development of 100+ dwellings in Kent.


Recent articles

Media spotlight

Impending passing of the Renters (Reform) Bill spells trouble for tenants and landlords

Ian Narbeth shares his insights with Property118 on the potential impact of the Renters (Reform) Bill  for tenants and landlords

Ian Narbeth

17/05/2024

Events

Property and Planning breakfast seminar, Brighton, June 2024

Network with colleagues in the field over bacon rolls before hearing the latest news from our team.

15/05/2024

Events

Property and Planning breakfast seminar, Crawley, June 2024

Join our expert Real Estate and Planning teams in Crawley  as we bring you the latest updates in Property law and answer your questions.

14/05/2024

Insights

Our commercial tenant wants to be in the property before a lease is agreed – what should we do?

Our advice is clear – use the tenant’s keenness as the reason to agree the lease more quickly, and do not let your tenant into occupation on a handshake and promise to agree the lease next week.

24/04/2024