Vanya is a real estate lawyer with over 17 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:

  • 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.


09 May 2018 - Blog

Holding Redlich’s expert guide to the 2018 federal budget

#Corporate & Commercial Law

Our experts analyse the key budget announcements and outline the essential takeaways for business in areas including transport, superannuation & financial services, construction & infrastructure, property, technology, media & communications, workplace relations, immigration, planning & environment, and taxation. 

30 January 2018 - Blog

Purchasers of 'new residential premises' to remit GST on behalf of developer from 1 July 2018

#Property & Real Estate

In the 2017-2018 Budget, the Federal Government announced that purchasers of ‘new residential premises’ or ‘new residential subdivisions’ will be required to remit the GST component of the purchase price directly to the Australian Taxation Office...

10 May 2017 - Blog

Holding Redlich’s expert guide to the 2017 Federal Budget

#Corporate & Commercial Law

Our experts summarise the key budget announcements in the areas of transport; superannuation financial services; infrastructure; property; technology, media communications; workplace relations...