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At Lester Aldridge, we are specialists in housing with care and health and social care, with a national reputation for our extensive expertise in both its regulation and the development of new integrated retirement communities and housing with care.

Read our latest information on CQC’s new Single Assessment Framework here:

What Integrated Retirement Community and Housing with Care Operators need to know.

Our real estate lawyers can also work on wider, more complex transactions in the sector alongside our experts in our healthcarecorporate & commercialemployment, and dispute resolution teams, providing a seamless and unified service.

We have a longstanding history of providing legal advice and assistance to leading retirement housebuilders and care home providers. We understand and appreciate the challenges felt by those in the sector and will work with you to overcome them.

Our real estate services for the health & social care sector

We advise a varied client base in the care & social care sector, including care home owners, operators and developers, retirement living and assisted living providers and developers and charities. Our commercial property services in the sector include legal advice on:

  • Planning issues relevant to the sector, including affordable housing and the level of care provided at developments
  • The development and construction of properties and projects in the sector
  • The purchase and sale of such properties and how to structure the transactions, whether by way of conditional contracts, option agreements, or unconditional and bespoke arrangements
  • The disposal of units in such properties, including plot salesaffordable housing and retail/commercial units
  • Freehold reversionary interest sales and issues relating to ground rents
  • Corporate sales and purchases including land interests

Timescales, costs and processes

You are welcome to contact our experts for an initial informal discussion about your issue, on a confidential basis and without charge.

Every real estate transaction or property issue requires tailored advice. We will discuss the specific timescales, costs and processes with you individually based on your needs and the scope of advice needed from us.

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