chapter  5
Site assembly and elements of land law. Or: what have we here?
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There can be no substitution, of course, for the development lawyer donning wellington boots (or indulging in off-roading, if he must) to inspect the target site, and indeed surrounding land, for adverse characteristics. Better still if, for example, he is aware of existing infrastructure, particularly that relating to surrounding land. To carry out the exercise in conjunction with some suitably qualified person, such as an engineer, can be invaluable.