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Housebuilding legal specialist strengthens the Board at Bewley Homes

1 Sep 2020

Bewley Homes has made a significant appointment with the announcement that Peter Carr has joined the leading housebuilder as a non-executive director which will further strengthen the Board.

The appointment underpins Bewley Homes’ strategy for growth over the coming years. Peter has over 34 years’ experience as in-house lawyer in the residential development sector and has spent the last eight years with Linden Homes as General Counsel.

Since its inception in 2006, Peter has also chaired the Home Builders Federation (HBF) Legal Group, comprising the General Counsel to the major national housebuilders.

In his new role, Peter joins the Board at Bewley Homes with a special focus on overseeing legal services and corporate governance. Peter said: “I am very pleased to have joined Bewley Homes at this stage of my career with the opportunity to bring my experience from the sector into the business and contribute to its continued growth.”

Bewley Homes’ chairman, Greg Locke, welcomed Peter to the Board. Greg commented: “I’m delighted to welcome Peter to the Board at Bewley Homes. I’ve worked closely with Peter for many years and this appointment further strengthens the Bewley Board as we grow the business over the coming years.”

Greg added: “Peter’s knowledge and experience is second to none in the industry and he has operated at the highest level for over three decades. He’ll be a superb asset to Bewley Homes and the Board.”

Before joining Linden Homes, Peter held positions as legal director at Taylor Wimpey and David Wilson Homes between 1996 and 2011. Prior to that, he worked as the legal director and company secretary at Woolwich Homes for 10 years, as well as spending time in his early career working as a property development solicitor in private practice in the UK and Australia.