Alun is a commercial property partner who specialises in
development and planning work. Alun has a great deal of experience
dealing with large and complex mixed use developments, with
particular emphasis on tax efficient legal structuring particularly
addressing VAT and SDLT implications.
Alun has extensive experience advising on section 106 agreements
including issues relating to viability on large residential led
developments including viability reviews and calculation of
additional off-site affordable housing contributions.
Alun has advised prominent developers on the implications of
Enfranchisement, Leasehold Reform and Urban Development Act rights
on proposed schemes and obtaining vacant possession where the
development is subject to tenant's rights under 1954 Landlord and
Alun is a forward thinking lawyer with an entrepreneurial skill
which he utilises to his clients' advantage. Alun's clients value
his hands on approach and his client base continues to grow already
incorporating a number of significant and high profile
Alun's recent projects include:
- Acquiring and obtaining planning for a 40 storey residential
development in the Nine Elms area. Alun negotiated the section 106
agreement with Lambeth Council and advised with regards the sale of
the property with the benefit of planning to an off-shore
- Advising on a 80 unit scheme which included Permitted
Development rights. Alun was involved in acquiring the property,
completing a section 106 agreement and overseeing the disposal of
the units in conjunction with the firm's conveyancing department.
The property was based in Barking area within the area of influence
- Advising prominent developers with regards the acquisition of
brownfield sites within Olympic Park and Fish Island areas
- Advising developers in respect of joint venture agreements with
Registered Social Landlords and with Network Rail to achieve
maximum value for both parties
- Alun has advised on the acquisition of large investment
portfolios comprising over 100 properties.
Alun enjoys playing cricket and sailing and has an interest in
modern political history. Alun also enjoys fine wine and going for
walks in the Surrey hills with his young family.