With over 12 years experience advising the affordable housing sector, Anita is a Legal Director specialising in property development and regeneration for registered providers, focusing particularly on development site acquisitions, site assemblies and stock disposals.

Typical examples of her work include carrying out due diligence for site acquisitions and the negotiation of project documentation including joint ventures with private developers, development agreements, provisions including overage and clawback or scheme specific bespoke clauses, general advice and negotiating and advising on exclusivity agreements, option agreements, land agreements (including subject to planning sites and sub-sale arrangements), promotion agreements, lease renewals and transfers / leases.

Anita works closely with the Head of Department on large scale projects and is heavily involved in the day-to-day management of the Social Housing Development Team.

Providing affordable homes to local communities is greatly inspiring, and something that I am very passionate about. Shakespeare Martineau has a highly successful social housing practice with well-established, long-lasting client relationships, with some of the largest providers in the country. I am thrilled to be a part of it and provide excellent, high quality service to our clients.

  • Acquisitions and Disposals

  • Development and Regeneration

  • Social Housing

I am based in our London Office

We serve a diverse clientele, including large SMEs, multinational corporations, financial institutions, and family offices, both in the UK and internationally. Our London office drives our global reach, and our membership in the Multilaw network enhances our capabilities. Our central location near London Bridge and Monument Underground Station ensures convenient access for our clients.

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