Housing partner specialising in development and regeneration.
I am a housing partner at Anthony Collins Solicitors. Originally training as a commercial property lawyer, I have acted for housing associations in all aspects of property work and now specialise in development and regeneration, site acquisitions, development agreements, Section 106 agreements, shared ownership and associated work; assisting housing associations to build new housing and in the regeneration of areas.
I have acted for housing associations on a national basis, in particular on development and regeneration, for upwards of 17 years, and previously led a Housing and Regeneration property team prior to joining Anthony Collins Solicitors.
I have written articles for the housing press, spoken at sector events, and am a committee member and past chair of the Women in Property North West branch.
I have been rated in Chambers and Partners' Guide to the Legal Profession in Band 1, and recognised in Legal 500 as a "leading individual".
'[Lucy] is a dedicated social housing property lawyer who acts for registered providers on wide-ranging development and regeneration transactions, including site acquisitions and planning-related issues. "Lucy Worrall is knowledgeable, very responsive and reliable."' Chambers and Partners, 2021
Amidst reports of the construction industry seeing its worst month since April 2009, what does this mean for registered providers?
The CIL was introduced under the Planning Act 2008 and the CIL Regulations 2010, which came into force in April 2010. CIL is a non-negotiable tax charged by local authorities on new developments.
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