Bilyana has more than 15 years’ experience in residential development, spending her career working across firms in London and Essex, advising a wide range of housebuilder and affordable housing clients. Her matters will include conditional and unconditional sale and purchase agreements, options and promotion agreements, development finance, SDLT and affordable housing sales.
She is joining Birketts’ Commercial Property team of more than 100 colleagues across Birketts offices in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich, London and Norwich who advise on all aspects of commercial property, pulling in experience from across their careers both at top UK law firms and as in-house counsel. Their depth of resource and breadth of expertise ensures they can meet the demands of every client no matter their circumstances, including additional employment, corporate finance and tax matters.
Speaking after her appointment, Bilyana said: “I’m delighted to join Birketts – the team is full of experienced lawyers who have a detailed understanding of their fields. I am sure their insights will be a huge asset as I start working with clients in the sector. Many thanks to Steven and his team for making me feel so welcome.”
Steven Kay, Partner and head of Birketts’ Housebuilder Sector Group added: “Bilyana’s expertise and experience will fit in perfectly in the core housebuilder team – her attention to detail and proactive approach to the law is vital in our field. She’s joining Birketts at a very exciting time for development in the region, so I have no doubt her skills will soon be benefitting our clients.”