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We are a specialist commercial law firm working in a number of key areas; property development, healthcare, corporate finance, insolvency and recovery and asset-based lending. 

We work hard at creating a culture within the firm which really produces a fantastic experience both for those who work for us and for those clients we work with. 

We look to support our clients throughout their business life and will be happy to talk through with you how we do this and why the PDT culture is so important. 

James Clewlow, Managing Partner | 01403 831 229 | 

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DMH Stallard is an award-winning full service law firm with offices in Sussex, Surrey and London.
We are one of very few law firms in the South East with a dedicated combined team of lawyers and chartered town planners who exclusively work with clients involved in development projects.  
Our specialist team advise both landowner and developer clients on all aspects of the development process including:-

•    planning appraisal
•    planning management
•    promotion agreements
•    acquisition and disposal agreements
•    planning and infrastructure agreements
•    construction 
•    plot sales
•    dispute resolution

Our work is partner-led and supported by a highly professional team so you get the very best advice that is easy to understand and helps you achieve your goals.

We take pride in being easy to work with, using clear language, and being transparent on costs.

Nick Pentecost, Partner

Katie Lamb, Director of Planning


Gateley is a legal and professional services group. With a team of over 230, we have the largest specialist residential development team in the UK.

We support housebuilders of all sizes, land promoters, regeneration specialists, large-scale registered providers and large-scale landowners to deliver their residential and mixed-use developments across the country, including a team in Guildford dedicated to supporting the South East.

Across our residential development team we have legal professionals and surveying specialists that advise throughout the lifecycle of a residential development from site acquisition, land assembly and planning through to construction, site set-up and plot sales, not to mention a dedicated team of litigation lawyers for any disputes that do arise. Our surveying specialists advise on utilities compensation, diversions and new connections; tax incentives available to housebuilders; and cost and project management. 

Having all of these services under one roof means that we can provide our clients with a streamlined experience and a strategic partnership.

Tony Inkin, Managing Partner (Guildford)

t: 0148 323 0129

m: 07710 116 449