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Frettens launch specialist social housing team

Frettens launch specialist social housing team
Frettens' specialist social housing solicitors (L-R) Hannah Martin, Karen Edwards, Ben Cobb, Will Bartley, Sharon Windsor, Oonagh McKinney

Frettens launch specialist social housing team

Frettens are delighted to announce the launch of our new specialist social housing team.

Ben Cobb will be heading up the team with Oonagh McKinney, the pair having gained a reputation for their work on property acquisitions for registered social landlords, which was commended in this year’s Legal 500 Guide.

“I am delighted to head up this new social housing team, so that we can increase our offering of services to registered providers of social housing, housing associations, investors and developers of social housing and support/care providers.

We can assist with acquisitions, leases, all ancillary documentations in relation to social housing portfolios and dispute resolution.”

Meet the team

Ben and Oonagh will be assisted by Sharon Windsor and are joined by new a new team member, solicitor Hannah Martin.

“I am pleased that Hannah Martin has been able to join the team as a solicitor in this rapidly expanding and important area of work. She will be invaluable in managing the conveyancing process for the large property portfolio acquisitions involved.”

Hannah is excited to join the firm and be part of a niche team in a forward-thinking firm.

“Frettens is a forward-thinking firm who are always looking for new ways to get ahead in the market. This job is an amazing opportunity to be a part of such a bespoke team and having a hand in helping to develop it.”

Ben, Oonagh, Hannah and Sharon will work closely with commercial solicitor Karen Edwards and the firm’s highly-regarded dispute resolution and landlord & tenant teams to ensure social housing providers, developers and investors are provided with a full service.

Praise for specialist social housing solicitors

The team has already drawn praise from some of their nationwide client base, having advised on multi-million pound portfolio acquisitions for developers and social housing providers.

“Ben and his team have assisted the housing association with a number of large projects over the past couple of years often within tight timescales. We have found him to be proactive, responsive and he regularly goes above and beyond in providing us with an exceptional service.”

Chief Operating Officer of Social Housing Provider

“I have and will continue to highly recommend Frettens for property purchase, leases, Service Level Contracts and all other manner of forms and deeds that go hand in hand with property transactions in this sector.”

Non-Executive Director in social Housing

Specialist social housing solicitors

You can read in detail about the new specialist social housing team and how they help their clients here.

If you are a social housing provider, developer or investor and would like to speak to us about how we can help, you can contact us here.

Get in touch with our solicitors today

We offer a free initial appointment to all new clients. To get in touch with our expert solicitors in Christchurch and Ringwood, simply call 01202 499255 or visit our get in touch page.