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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, Lendlease 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:

  • advising in relation to real estate acquisitions and disposals including preparing sales contracts for complex real estate sales
  • drafting off-the-plan master contracts for the sale of land
  • advising on foreign investment regulatory matters and preparing FIRB submissions and applications
  • drafting titling documentation including s88B instruments, community management statements and strata by-laws
  • advising in relation to real estate agency agreements and drafting master real estate agency agreements for developer principals
  • advising on and negotiating financiers’ qualifying pre-sale criteria
  • advising on GST and stamp duty issues impacting on NSW real estate.


29 February 2024 - Knowledge

New housing provisions aimed at foreign investments

#Property, Planning & Development

We explore the revisions unveiled by the Australian Treasurer aimed at bolstering Australia's housing stock and providing affordable housing for Australians.