Emily Danson

Emily Danson


Emily joined Roythornes in 2020 and specialises in residential development. She advises developers, house builders, registered providers and landowners on all aspects of property development.

Her experience covers a wide range of development, leasing and investment projects, including development agreements; development leases; development licences; joint venture arrangements; conditional and unconditional sale agreements; golden brick agreements; back-to-back contracts; lock out agreements; option agreements; overage agreements; utilities agreements; asset management and site set-ups.

She is also experienced in general commercial property work and advises landlords, tenants, vendors and purchasers on all property matters.

Emily's recent work includes:

  • Advising a major house builder on the complex mixed-use development of a Homes England site to comprise approximately 750 residential dwellings and commercial areas, which is to be delivered over various phases, with a development value of circa £205m
  • Advising a major house builder on a wide range of joint venture arrangements involving different parties, lenders and complex documentation
  • Advising a major house builder on an acquisition of a strategic site from a number of landowners
  • Advising a major house builder on a joint venture with a registered provider for a mixed-use development
  • Advising a major house builder on a complex mixed-tenure regeneration of a country park as part of a three-way working relationship with a gross development value of £25m

Emily is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing.