Devonshires Design & Build Companies Seminar
Wednesday 04th, March 2020
14:00 - 17:15
Devonshires Solicitors LLP, 30 Finsbury Circus, London, EC2M 7DT

Devonshires Design & Build Companies Seminar

Devonshires Design & Build Companies Seminar

VAT incurred on professional fees that relates to residential developments will likely represent a real cost for housing associations. However, where a development is delivered through a development company operating under a design and build agreement (i.e. acting as a ‘D&B Co’), these VAT costs can be mitigated.

This seminar will explore how housing associations can benefit from establishing a D&B Co to deliver housing in a tax efficient manner. We will cover a wide range of matters relating to the setup and operation of the entity and how the design and build model can provide efficiencies in the sector.

Topics Covered:

  • Establishing a D&B Co – corporate, regulatory, funding and governance matters
  • Contractual arrangements and procurement for a D&B Co
  • VAT treatment for D&B Co

Who should attend:

  • Chief Executives
  • Finance Directors
  • Development Managers
  • Design teams
  • Consultants
  • Procurement teams


James Lyons, Partner, Banking Governance and Corporate, Devonshires

Asif Patel, Partner, Construction, Devonshires

Guest Speaker: Laurie Pay, Director, Deloitte

Please pass this information on to members of your team that may find this event relevant.

If you have any questions or for more information, please contact or call us on 020 7880 4440

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