Darren Makin

Conveyancing Executive

Technical Manager - Plot Sales

Darren has over 20 years’ specialist construction and plot sales industry experience. As Technical Manager, he leads our nationally-recognised plot sales team on all technical issues.

Prior to commencing work at Shulmans, Darren spent 10 years working as part of the group legal function and as national plot sales manager for Henry Boot plc, one of the UK’s leading property land and construction companies. Darren’s unique experience of industry requirements and comprehensive technical knowledge helps Shulmans’ plot sales team bring projects to quick and commercially-effective conclusions.

Darren works closely with our residential development lawyers and other property and construction industry specialists in relation to planning, construction and regulatory issues in order to deliver a comprehensive and effective service, including addressing:

  • Legal title issues
  • Development services
  • Planning and building regulations
  • Management of complex part-exchange transactions
  • The complexities of Help-to-Buy scheme management

Darren and the plot sales team advise many nationally-recognised house builders, from industry leaders such as Barratt Homes, David Wilson Homes and Harron Homes to smaller developers, as well as nationally-recognised housing associations.

Plot Sales - Meet the Team

We deal with the legal aspects of plot sales for housebuilders and registered providers.

Nicola Morgan


Head of Plot Sales

Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 7744

Darren Makin

Conveyancing Executive

Technical Manager - Plot Sales

Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 8935

Matthew Broadbent


Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 1858