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Portrait of Charlotte Benson-Goring
Areas of expertise: Real estate, Social housing


Charlotte is an associate in the social housing team in London. She acts for registered providers, many of which are G15 members, on a wide range of work including site acquisitions, development and build agreements, and planning and associated infrastructure agreements.

Prior to moving into real estate development, Charlotte was an associate in the social housing securitisation team of another City law firm, giving her a valuable awareness of chargeability issues which may arise during site acquisitions.

Recent work highlights

  • Acting for a housing association on a £15 million joint venture with a private developer, involving a leaseback and telecoms issues.
  • Negotiating a section 106 agreement for a large site in Surrey.
  • Managing a multi-tranche loan drawdown for a for-profit registered provider.

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