The "very well regarded" Kate Silverman of Blake Morgan is experienced in advising registered providers and local authorities on development and regeneration projects. Clients describe her as "very practical and knowledgeable.
Kate is an experienced social housing lawyer who specialises in complex mixed use development, regeneration and joint ventures.
Main areas of practice
Kate has over 17 years’ experience advising on public private real estate projects and regeneration transactions, mixed use mixed tenure development, extra care and supported housing.
Kate acts for a wide range of Registered Providers, Charities and Local Authorities and public/private Joint Ventures.
Kate trained in a local authority qualifying in 1999. Kate went on to Devonshires Solicitors where she worked in the PFI/Major Projects Team. Kate subsequently worked at Lewis Silkin Solicitors and TLT before joining Blake Morgan LLP
- Women in Social Housing
- Acting for the public/private joint venture in connection with a 500 unit estate regeneration scheme including new hotel, new community centre, district heating system and commercial space
- Acting for a local authority in the part refurbishment and part new build of an disused library and theatre to form a new public library and arts house cinema
- Acting for the public/private joint venture on a complex estate infill regeneration scheme including devising innovative estate management arrangements
- Acting for a Registered Provider in connection with the acquisition and development of a new state of the art extra care facility providing independent dementia friendly flats, public café, residents' bar, hairdresser with onsite support
- Acting for a local authority in respect of the Big Lottery grant funded refurbishment of 14 children's centres
- Acting for world renowned children's hospital charity in connection with the purchase of parent and child accommodation
Complex development, local authority law, charity law.
Insights by Kate
Sellers and buyers alike are very fond of overage – but overage provisions can be complex and can sometimes have unintended consequences. In the recent 2017 Sparks and Biden case,...Read More
Driven by austerity, there are changes afoot in the NHS that present significant opportunities for housing associations to work more closely with the NHS in England. The vision for the...Read More