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Lawrence Stephens Appoints Head of Residential Real Estate and Director

October 2022
  • Expansion in the Real Estate department creates senior position for Goli-Michelle Banan.
  • Banan to join as Head of Residential Real Estate from 10th October 2022.
  • Steven Roskin to joined as Director in the Residential Real Estate department on the 6th October 2022.

Goli-Michelle joins the firm from Child & Child, where she headed up the Real Estate department, having been part of the Residential Real Estate team since 2016. She brings with her more than 10 years’ experience in the prime London residential property market, and specialises in the acquisition of residential property, as well as commercial and mixed-use land for residential development, and the financing or refinancing of individual properties and property portfolios.

Having joined the Lawrence Stephens Residential Real Estate team as a Director 6th October 2022, Steven Roskin previously worked in a senior position in the Real Estate team at Child & Child and has extensive experience in working in the prime central London property market and advises on all types of residential property transactions.

The appointments follow a sustained period of growth at Lawrence Stephens and a wave of senior hires across the firm in 2022. Goli-Michelle Banan and Steven Roskin will join the broad team of Real Estate Directors and solicitors at Lawrence Stephens as the department continues to grow.

Steven Bernstein, Senior Director at Lawrence Stephens comments on the appointments: “We are delighted that both Goli-Michelle and Steven will be joining us and have no doubt that they will contribute meaningfully and profitably to the Real Estate team and Lawrence Stephens as a whole. Following a sustained period of growth, our departments are expanding at pace and we’re looking forward to seeing the continued success of the Residential Real Estate team. Today’s markets warrant the utmost expert legal advice to help our clients navigate the changing property landscape, and we are confidently building an excellent team for this purpose”.

Goli-Michelle Banan, Head of Residential Real Estate at Lawrence Stephens comments: “I look forward to driving the business firmly forward and contributing towards the firm’s growth whilst focusing on what I love doing most and that is, quite simply, property deals!”