The pandemic, hybrid working, the climate emergency and the current economic crisis have all left charities considering what they really need from their premises – now and in the future.

This session, which took place at Spotlight: the annual Bates Wells charity conference 2022, covered:

  • Strategy considerations
  • Relevant legislation
  • Sustainable financial solutions

Download a copy of the slides here.

The Real Estate team at Bates Wells are skilled at supporting businesses in making practical changes to reduce and monitor carbon emissions and to manage and occupy their premises in a more sustainable way. As the first law firm in the UK to certify as a B Corp, we bring first-hand insight and experience to our legal advice

We review titles and any lease documentation and can flag any restrictions that could impact on making changes to the premises, or where particular consents could be required with a focus on environmental requirements. We regularly handle the financing of developments as well as commercial and residential portfolios, social housing, care homes, schools and sporting facilities.

Our Real Estate Disputes team is on hand to provide strategic advice on how to vacate your property in a more sustainable way with more of a focus on applying the principles of the circular economy to the dilapidations process.

Regardless of what stage you are at in the life cycle of property, we’re ready to review your options through a sustainable, climate-conscious lens and to advise on planning and implementing a sustainable property strategy fit for the future. Get in touch today to find out how we can help you.