Birketts appointed to the legal panel of Countryside Properties Plc

Top 100 law firm Birketts LLP has recently been appointed to the legal panel of Countryside Properties Plc.

Countryside, which launched its London IPO on 1 February 2016, is a leading UK housebuilder targeting 3,600 completions a year by 30 September 2018 across its Housebuilding and Partnerships divisions.

Steven Kay, head of Birketts’ housebuilder sector team, commented:

“We are delighted that Countryside have appointed us to their legal panel. This is a significant appointment for Birketts and we are very much looking forward to supporting Countryside and growing our relationship with them at this exciting time.”

Angela Dowding, Countryside’s Group Chief Solicitor, said:

“We are delighted to be working with Birketts, who provide a local, comprehensive service at competitive rates.”

Birketts’ housebuilder sector team acts for five of the top ten national housebuilders, together with a significant number of other national housebuilders and SME developers.

Its full service team includes specialist real estate, planning, tax, health and safety, rights of light, telecoms, construction, agricultural, rights of way and environmental lawyers. Its dedicated plots sales team has a long track record of managing plot sales.

Birketts has one of the most successful and highly regarded property law teams within any firm outside London and the department includes over 100 property specialists.