Funding planning applications

We offer an alternative funding option for your planning application costs

Better economics for land promoters and developers

Improved ROI for your time and effort for getting planning application approved; through initial stage, appeal through to failed cases, protection across the board with Team CF 

Tailored service with reputable funders and insurer

Your insurance quote with Team Partnership is with the world's top Re-insurers. Our funding partners have decades of experience in specialty funding market and have clear process for due diligence

Case Studies

Project 1

Client 1

Project 1 arrived as it was nearing the planning submission date. Team's funding vehicle and insurance protection kicked in as planning was submitted, resulting in client's loss protection in the event of failed application and enhanced return in the event of success.

Project 2

Client 2

Project 2 has projected 1,700 residential units and it's been in the final stage of council approved planning application process when Team received a request for funding and insurance. Proposed sales process is underway since the planning application has begun.

Our team


David is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and a successful land promoter, with over 20 years experience in major residential and commercial real estate projects. 

As a promoter, David brings significant value in negotiating and working with promoters, both in underwriting but also generating opportunities for TCF. Where TCF has to enforce step-in rights and manage projects, these will be led by David.



Will is an entrepreneur with experience in both the property and insurance sectors. Having overseen a number of projects through the planning and development phase, he is fully aware of the hurdles developers encounter in the process and therefore able to fulfill the individual demands of our clients. Will joined TEAM as a partner in 2020 and is responsible for business origination for both TP and TCF.


Simone has 16 years of experience as COO/Strategy in investment banking. Most recently she worked at the only profitable fintech unicorn in Europe, OakNorth, as Head of Customer Success through hyper-growth phase of going from 30 people to 200 in 2 months. She is an advisor to a number of tech start-ups and a mentor to a number of start-up accelerators. 


John is the founder and CEO of TEAM Partnership, which provides the insurance policies to TCF. His career spans 40 years across the insurance, real estate and litigation markets and has been the driving force behind creating the market for insurance the costs of failed planning applications.

Tets Ishikawa

Non-Executive Director

Tets is a fixed income derivatives banker by trade. He currently sits on the management team of an insurance company, where he is responsible for both the litigation insurance (ATE) and litigation funding businesses, where insured funding is well established. 

Tets brings deal documentation, structuring and execution capabilities and will set up and support the efficient and timely execution and processing of TCF loans.

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