Steve Schofield - 																					Partner

Steve Schofield

The Paragon
Bristol BS1 6BX

0117 374 9612

Partner - Commercial Property

Steve specialises in land development. With particular expertise in residential development in the 25-300 unit range, Steve also acts for a range of commercial developers.

Steve advises on all aspects of development transactions including options, conditional contracts, promotion agreements, strategic arrangements, collaboration/consortium agreements, pre-lettings, complex overage agreements and funding, and is supported by a full team of specialists in construction, planning, banking, environmental and plot sales, offering strength in depth over the entire development life-cycle.

Key Experience

Steve’s relevant experience includes:

  • advising both national and regional residential developers on the acquisition of residential, commercial and mixed-use developments on sites ranging from 1 to 250 units
  • advising Newland Homes on options, conditional and unconditional site acquisitions including phasing, deferred payments and complex overage and clawback provisions
  • acting for a substantial landed estate on a sale to a well-known developer for residential development for an expected price of £40m
  • advising Greene King plc on their site acquisitions for their Farmhouse Inns and Hungry Horses brands
  • acting for Allied Irish Bank on the refinance of a major multi-million pound residential and leisure scheme in St Ives
  • advising Blue Cedar Homes on their age restricted residential development schemes
  • advising ultra high end bespoke residential developer Visu Verum on several high value acquisitions
  • advising Countrywide Estate Agents on their South-East office network
  • acting on the real estate aspects of a fund conversion to a Property Authorised Investment Fund, involving more than 60,000 properties
  • acting for an investor on the disposal of a multi-let estate for a purchase price in excess of £20m, including complex environmental risk allocation


Steve Schofield Accolades

Steve has been recommended in Legal 500 and described as ‘attentive and professional’.