Position: Partner and Head of Housing and Regeneration
Phone: 01254 222393
Lucy heads Forbes' Housing and Regeneration (Property) Department and is a specialist housing and regeneration property lawyer.
Lucy's specialism lies in acting for housing associations in connection with development and regeneration, site acquisitions, development agreements, joint ventures, s106 Agreements, leases (including commercial leases), infrastructure agreements, easements, property sales and acquisitions, shared ownership, nomination agreements, supported housing schemes and leases, service level and management agreements, green energy retrofit schemes, right to buy, right to acquire, stock transfers.
Lucy is past Chair of The Association of Women in Property North West, is a board member of Your Tung Sing and was named Lawyer of the Year at the Women in Construction Awards 2012.
Lucy is ranked in Chambers in Band 1. Clients describe Lucy as "very forward thinking" "fantastic, helpful, knows the market, is up to date on all the relevant legal developments, and is commercial too" and in Legal 500 "'fantastic' for development and regeneration matters."
Lucy also regularly provides training for clients, speaks at sector events and writes for the housing press.
Clients rate Forbes Solicitors for its 'prompt action', 'flexibility' and 'very customer-focused approach'
2017 edition Legal 500
You were professional and well organised allowing for the court process to run flawlessly.
2011 Legal 500: The team at Forbes is 'responsive and proactive'.
Forbes are so attentive, always follow things up and are excellent value for money.
Chambers 2017: "They are friendly, professional, extremely effective advocates who always seek the best possible outcome."
2016 Legal 500: The 'holistic, fastidious and effective' team at Forbes Solicitors is noted for its 'wealth of sector knowledge'.