Birketts boosts Commercial Property Team with Partner appointment


06 November 2020

Leading regional law firm, Birketts, is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Hoxley as a Partner in its highly regarded Commercial Property Team.

Experienced in a broad range of commercial property work and ranked as a “leading individual” by the Legal 500, Chris joins a team of over 100 specialists and will focus on residential development and house builder work.

With his clients including, amongst others, local and regional house builders, Chris is adept at negotiating conditional and unconditional contracts, option agreements, overage and clawback agreements, site assembly, disposals of affordable housing and overseeing plot sales.

Melissa Loucas, Partner and Head of the Norwich Commercial Property Team at Birketts, said of the appointment: “Birketts is delighted to welcome Chris to the Commercial Property team. Pragmatic, efficient and approachable, I have no doubt that our clients will appreciate Chris’ technical expertise and amenable manner. We are very pleased to introduce to the team someone with such extensive knowledge of this competitive and often challenging industry, who will be ready to hit the ground running with regards to complex commercial arrangements.”

Chris Hoxley concluded: “I am very pleased to join an organisation with such a positive culture of communication, collaboration and innovation. Birketts is a forward-thinking firm with a fantastic reputation, and I am looking forward to working as part of such a talented team.”

Although he will be based in Norwich, Chris will assist colleagues across Birketts’ Chelmsford, Cambridge, Ipswich and London offices.