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Ben BrayfordPartner, Commercial Real Estate
Ben is a Partner in the Commercial Real Estate group and a member of the Strategic Land and Development team. He deals with all types of real estate work and has particular expertise in relation to long-term, complex development projects.
Ben works regularly with both developers and landowners on the acquisition, promotion, development and disposal of sites. He typically acts for clients throughout the whole life-cycle of the development from initial acquisition through planning, to funding, development and ultimately disposal.
Ben has acted on many different types of projects including a variety of residential, commercial and mixed-use schemes and he has many years of experience dealing with a wide range of development, option, promotion and disposal arrangements. Ben’s work frequently involves co-ordinating and overseeing input from across the firm, including the Planning, Construction, Finance and Tax teams.
Ben has many long-standing clients and in particular has been a long-term adviser to Knight Dragon in relation to its £8.4bn, 150 acre Greenwich development – one of Europe’s largest urban regeneration projects - which will provide 15,750 residential units alongside retail, leisure and education facilities.
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"Ben Brayford is a very pragmatic real estate lawyer, while retaining an eye for detail." The Legal 500 UK, 2022