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Bevan Brittan fortifies housing team

Bevan Brittan fortifies housing team


Bevan Brittan enhances its Housing team with two Partners, a Legal Director, and two Senior Associates

Bevan Brittan, a leading law firm, kicks off the year with significant additions to its Housing team, reinforcing its commitment to delivering comprehensive services across public and private sectors. The new hires, including Partners Katie Dyer and Rose Klemperer, Legal Director Yvonne Mao, and Senior Associates Ross Lloyd and Sarah Orchard, signify a robust start for the firm in 2024.

Katie Dyer, the latest Partner recruit, brings over two decades of experience in housing finance from Trowers and Hamlins in London, where she co-led the national Real Estate Security team. Rose Klemperer, a corporate and regulatory Partner based in Birmingham, joins from Devonshires, while housing finance expert Yvonne Mao comes from Trowers and Hamlins.

The strategic appointments aim to support the Housing team's expansion in housing disrepair and tenancy advice, providing a full range of services to clients in a challenging economic and regulatory landscape.

Louise Leaver, Partner and joint head of the Housing team, expresses confidence in the team's ability to meet clients' demands, emphasizing the crucial role of governance and finance advice in navigating complex challenges. The high-caliber hires underscore Bevan Brittan's growing profile in the legal marketplace and the appeal of its flexible, hybrid working environment.

Katie Dyer, renowned for her expertise in affordable housing finance, has played a pivotal role in shaping policies and influencing the property landscape. Rose Klemperer focuses on corporate, governance, and regulatory matters, with a passion for advancing governance best practices. Yvonne Mao's extensive experience spans acting for both lenders and borrowers, advising on complex funding transactions.

In addition to the Partners, Senior Associates Ross Lloyd and Sarah Orchard join the team to contribute their expertise to housing litigation and non-contentious housing management practices, respectively.

Steve Eccles, Partner and head of housing management, expresses delight at the team's growing reputation, attributing the success to the firm's commitment to the sector and its nurturing working environment. The new hires reflect the firm's ability to attract top talent and signal its dedication to further strengthening its position in the housing law landscape.

This positive development follows Bevan Brittan's successful 2023, marked by its tenth consecutive year of growth, reaching a revenue milestone of £67.3 million. The firm's strategic focus on talent acquisition and service expansion positions it for continued success in the legal industry.