Jennifer Hankinson is a partner who specialises in housing and regeneration property law and has worked as an in-house lawyer for a registered provider for almost 5 years before joining Forbes and so has a wealth of expertise and experience she brings to the role. Prior to Jennifer's qualification as a solicitor she also worked in the private sector, bringing wider commercial expertise.
Jennifer heads up the Housing & Regeneration (Property) team and enjoys finding practical solutions. Jennifer is experienced in a wide variety of areas of property work in the housing and regeneration sector including sales of land, acquisitions, site acquisitions, s106 agreements (and variations), licence for works, golden brick acquisitions, development agreements, easements, leases (commercial and supported living), surrender of leases, management agreements, open market sales, shared ownership plot sales, assignments, staircasing, boundary and title issues, housing management queries, historic rectification work, bulk securitisation/disposal/acquisition, and construction elements such as easements, utility agreements (s104, s185, s38, s278), licences for works/alterations, consents and release from covenants.
As part of her in-house role she provided input and assistance in terms of policies, procedures, financial appraisal, asset details and review. She also established and managed an external legal panel of solicitors.