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


Charlotte is a senior associate in the London housing team, specialising in property development and commercial conveyancing.

She acts for both registered providers of social housing and private developers. Charlotte advises clients on a wide spectrum of documentation including conditional and unconditional land contracts, development agreements, options, planning agreements and associated infrastructure documents.

Prior to joining Penningtons Manches Cooper in 2019, Charlotte worked as an associate in a property securitisation team at another City firm. 

Recent work highlights

  • Assisting with the acquisition of a mixed-use site, with planning for the phased provision of housing and a football stadium.
  • Acting on the acquisition of three large sites by a national developer. Issues included excluded mineral rights, unregistered land and complex planning.
  • Assisting with the acquisition of multiple housing blocks from a Jersey-based trust, with a gross development value of £93 million.

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