Natalie Day

Natalie Day

Senior Associate
Bristol The Paragon Counterslip Bristol BS1 6BX
Telephone 0117 374 9612
Mobile 07786856918

Senior Associate - Commercial Property

Natalie joined Thrings in 2020 having trained and worked at her previous firm for 14 years. As part of the Commercial Property team, and specialising in Development of Land, Natalie focuses on advising private developers and registered providers on the acquisition of sites. In particular, she deals with land involving options or conditional contracts for future development, along with both turnkey and golden multi-unit sites for residential providers.

Development of Land

Natalie has a deep understanding of the costs involved with housing site acquisitions and construction. She advises clients through the entire lifecycle of a site, helping them to build properties and provide housing in the most cost-effective way. Her work ranges from resolving site-specific matters, such as easements, cross rights and highway issues, to integrating planning and construction measures, and finally to the sale of individual units.

Natalie’s relevant experience includes:

  • overseeing the acquisition of a development site in Poole from multiple sellers, to be developed into 130 residential units. The acquisition included negotiating a conditional contract, which was conditional on the grant of planning and the regularisation of existing leases over the land
  • advising on the acquisition of land in Bristol for a prospective development of 150+ dwellings. The property was spread over multiple complex titles and had access and services issues
  • handling the acquisition of infill garage sites for the development of seven to ten units. The sites had various existing surrounding tenancies and rights, and the process involved dealing with prescriptive rights both by deeds of release and grant of specific rights and insurance
  • advising on the acquisition of development sites for land intermediary for onward sale to a registered provider. This included resolving title issues for the initial acquisition and knowing the requirements of the registered provider to facilitate the onward sale
  • overseeing the acquisition of eight to twelve-unit sites for a local registered provider from a community interest company. By working with the community interest company using different payment mechanisms, Natalie ensured the scheme could proceed in difficult circumstances
  • creating and negotiating framework agreements between a large registered provider and developer to govern upcoming projects

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