Vanya is a real estate lawyer with more than 20 years’ experience. He acts for some of Australia’s most significant property developers including the Frasers Property Group, Lend Lease and Billbergia.
Vanya advises development clients in relation to the whole developer lifecycle, including advising and negotiating the acquisition of development sites, managing the due diligence process, advising in relation to the title structure of proposed developments, managing off the plan sales, acting on the finance due diligence, providing legal sign off regarding qualifying presales and managing the settlements of the end product.
Vanya is also an expert on the Federal Government’s foreign investment regulatory regime and has prepared and managed countless Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) applications over the past decade.
Vanya is the head of Holding Redlich’s off the plan sales team and has successfully managed a number of high volume sales launches (both on site and off site) and settlements.
Vanya’s experience includes:
05 June 2020 - Knowledge
#Property & Real Estate, #Corporate & Commercial Law
The Federal Government has today announced a series of new, stringent security checks to tighten foreign investment scrutiny under Australia’s foreign investment review framework – including a new national security test for foreign investors and authority by the Treasurer to review all ‘sensitive national security business’.
04 June 2020 - Knowledge
#Property & Real Estate, #COVID-19
The Federal Government announced a $680 million HomeBuilder scheme in which eligible owner-occupiers can access a $25,000 tax-free grant to help build a new home or renovate their existing property to improve its accessibility, liveability and safety. But restrictions apply. We unpack the scheme by outlining the eligibility criteria, types of eligible dwellings and the application process.
13 May 2020 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law, #COVID-19
Are you looking to submit a new foreign investment proposal to the Foreign Investment Review Board? Read our checklist to ensure you meet the approval requirements in the current circumstances.
07 April 2020 - Knowledge
#Property & Real Estate, #COVID-19
The Federal Treasurer has announced temporary changes to the foreign investment review framework to protect Australia's national interest as the country deals with COVID-19. We wrap-up these key changes and summarise the impact of the announced changes on acquisitions of "substantial interests" in Australian entities or business and on land proposals.
05 November 2019 - Knowledge
#Property & Real Estate
Significant changes to the legislative regime regulating off-the-plan contracts will commence on 1 December 2019. These changes will limit the flexibility of a developer to change or adjust key elements in the development over the life of the project.
11 Feb 20 to 10 Nov 20 - Brisbane
This series will equip you with the knowledge and tools to buy and/or sell better, will ensure you remain compliant in this increasingly regulated environment, and will maximise your chances of success and beat off the competition.
21 Jul 20
Please join Construction & Infrastructure partner, Scott Alden, associates, Victoria Gordon and Krishneel Kumar, and lawyer Andrew Morello, as they discuss everything you need to know about the electronic execution of deeds and documents by individuals and companies.
28 Jul 20
In this webinar, Paul Venus, Holding Redlich Queensland Managing Partner and Chris Cook, Partner of Worells Solvency & Forensic Accountants will outline how business owners and their advisors can get some confidence—when possible—beyond the crisis that the business will not be derailed by legacy debt.