BDB are pleased to announce the appointment of commercial property lawyer, Jenny Dorricott, as a Partner in the firm’s Real Estate Team. Jenny returns to Bircham Dyson Bell, where she trained, from Shoosmiths.

Jenny has a wealth of experience advising on acquisitions and disposals of multiple land interests, with particular expertise acting on major projects and acquisition by compulsory purchase – an area of property law for which Bircham Dyson Bell has a market leading reputation. Jenny has a diverse client base, including developers, landlords and portfolio holders.

Bircham Dyson Bell’s Real Estate Team has an unrivalled understanding of commercial property matters and advises a wide range of high profile clients. The firm has the largest specialist planning and infrastructure team in the UK and acts for two-thirds of transport projects under the Planning Act 2008 regime. Consequently, the Team is regularly noted in the leading legal directories and Chambers and Partners cites the Team as:

‘conscientious in their approach to looking after the client. Proactive, detailed, thorough and they get the job done’

In addition, the Team were recently shortlisted as Property Team of the Year at the Solicitors Journal 2016 Awards.

Jenny Dorricott, Partner at Bircham Dyson Bell, says of her appointment:

‘I am delighted to be returning to Bircham Dyson Bell and look forward to building on, and enhancing, my practice within a large and award-winning team.  It is an exciting time for both the firm and its wide array of clients. ‘

Andrew Smith, Managing Partner, comments on the new hire:

‘We are extremely pleased to welcome Jenny Dorricott back to the firm as a Partner in the Real Estate Team. The return of an individual who trained at the firm is a real endorsement of Bircham Dyson Bell’s strong offering and collegiate culture. The Real Estate Team are further strengthening their first class service to a range of diverse clients and continue to attract the best senior recruits.