whg is the largest provider of high-quality affordable housing in the West Midlands, owning and managing more than 20,000 properties across the borough of Walsall and surrounding area. whg houses approximately 40,000 people, which is almost one fifth of the borough’s population.
Roythornes has been appointed to whg’s property and development legal panel to support with site development and assembly, development agreements, planning and construction advice and a variety of residential property instructions. The team will be led by partner and national head of real estate Bhavesh Amlani as well as Ben Smith and Emily Danson, both partners at the firm.
Bhavesh said: “We are very pleased to be appointed on to the whg legal framework. Our property and development team has gone from strength to strength with a number of new client wins so we’re delighted to be building on our relationship with the team at whg and look forward to working on future property projects with them.”
The appointment is for an initial two-year period, with the option to extend, and Roythornes was one of seven firms appointed.
Felicity Round, Legal Counsel at whg, said: “We are delighted to have Roythornes on board as our legal advisor. Their stand-out team led by Bhavesh Amlani are experts in our sector and add great value to our team. They provide exemplary service, technical and commercial advice to the whg team and we look forward to continue working with them.”
Roythornes is a top 200 national law firm with five strategically located offices across the Midlands and East Anglia. The firm’s clients include major blue-chip companies, family businesses and private individuals, based nationally and internationally.