People

Robert Davies

Partner

Location

London (West End)

Contact Robert

T: +44 (0)20 7333 6207

E: rdavies@geraldeve.com

Robert is a Partner within the Planning and Development team, specialising in development consultancy, site acquisition and disposal of development sites and opportunities for clients across all sectors nationally. His work includes development feasibility, planning, viability and delivery advice at both strategic and site specific levels for a diverse range of clients.

Particular expertise in advising landowners, developers and funders of complex, strategic and large scale development proposals across the UK. Understanding of political, commercial and technical processes concerning major land acquisitions and sales, site assembly, planning and delivery. Advising upon conditional sale, option and land promotion agreements for strategic sites.

Specific experience
Commercial, Industrial, Logistics – Advising clients such as Jaguar Land Rover; British Sugar; La Salle Investment Management. Advice on provision of facilities, optimising deliverability and value through feasibility and delivery, and acquisition or sale of land in accordance with client needs.

Leisure – eg hotel development; motorsport and large scale sports and leisure facilities nationwide.

Strategic housing and employment development – including selection of promotion or development partners at the most appropriate stage to meet client objectives and advising on strategy and approach for owner occupiers, developers and land owners.

Aviation – Advising owners and occupiers on airport and aviation-related development.

Viability Assessments – on behalf of a range of developers for housing, mixed use and commercial developments with a particular focus on schemes in the Midlands and South East.

Infrastructure Projects – eg major renewable and energy from waste proposals, and low carbon energy generation, including Solar PV, wind, biomass and decentralised/district heating.

Education – eg teaching and training facilities for University of Law, student accommodation for Urbanest, UNITE and other institutions, investors and funders nationally.

Expert Witness – Expert evidence and reports for High Court litigation, inquiries and tribunals.