Birketts lays strong foundations with another property practice appointment

Steven Kay has joined Birketts’ commercial property team in Chelmsford as a legal director.

Steven specialises in acting for the major national house builders and has over 15 years’ experience in commercial and residential property. His expertise includes portfolio sales and acquisitions, corporate acquisitions and disposals, strategic land issues, including land assemblies, option and overage agreements, promotion, co-operation and collaboration agreements.

Commenting on his appointment, Steven said: "Birketts is the only top 100 law firm in Essex and the property team has built an excellent reputation within the property market. I’m extremely pleased to be joining such a well-respected team, acting for a wide range of clients. I’m really looking forward to being part of the firm’s 60-strong property team and developing its national reputation further."

Grace Kerr, partner and head of the commercial property team in Chelmsford, added: "I’m delighted that Steven has joined Birketts. We’ve seen major growth in our work with house builders and developers in the last year or so and this is set to continue. Steven is regularly involved in the detailed set-up of large residential developments. His arrival perfectly complements the existing expertise within the property team and secures Birketts’ position as a real estate market leader in East Anglia."

About Birketts LLP

Birketts LLP is a long-established and highly successful law firm with offices in Ipswich, Norwich, Cambridge and Chelmsford offering a comprehensive range of legal services to businesses, institutions and financially independent private clients. Having 56 partners and a total headcount in excess of 450, Birketts LLP is large enough to provide specialist skills in most areas of the law but small enough to maintain a personal service.

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