Deena Blake Senior Associate

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Contact Details

Deena is a Senior Associate in the Residential Development team, acting for house builders and housing associations.

Main area of practice

Deena advises on a variety of issues including outright purchases, conditional contracts, development agreements, golden brick sales and purchases, options, refinances, site set ups and infrastructure matters. 

Clients

Deena's clients include national and regional housebuilders, housing associations, and landowners.

Expertise

Related Knowledge & Resources

Chancellor announces changes to stamp duty land tax for first-time buyers but with no changes for the rest of the market

As had been hinted at over the weekend, in today's Autumn Budget, Phillip Hammond has announced changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax ("SDLT") to assist first time buyers to be known as "Discount Relief".

Examining the UK’s affordable housing crisis and the methods for solving it

In an article for Lexis PSL Elaine Allen, legal director at Blake Morgan, examines issues currently facing the British housing sector, what the government is doing to combat the housing crisis and how effective the proposed solutions could be.

Stamp Duty Land Tax 3% surcharge ‘Replacement of only or main residence’ and the three-year rules

The higher rates of SDLT are intended to apply to purchases of additional residential properties, such as second homes and buy to let properties.