Melissa Loucas > Birketts LLP > Norwich, England > Lawyer Profile

Birketts LLP

Work Department

Commercial Property




Melissa joined Birketts in 2004. She is a Partner in our Commercial Property Team and is based in our Norwich office.

Melissa acts for a variety of corporate clients based both locally and nationally, ranging from landlords and tenants to occupiers and investors helping with both acquisitions, disposals and asset management.

Melissa also advises on the property portfolios of a regional police authority, an international provider of claims management solutions and for a company specialising in surplus property liability portfolios (assisting with rationalising and optimising these assets and liabilities).

She has particular expertise and interest in the motor industry having acted for clients in this sector for over ten years. As a result Melissa is familiar with the key commercial concerns for such businesses and has experience in dealing with legal issues specific to this area.

Melissa has a keen interest in training and is involved in the recruitment and mentoring of our trainees. She is also a member of our training board, responsible for property training initiatives including our junior solicitors’ training programme.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Real estate > Commercial property: Norwich

(Leading individuals)

Melissa LoucasBirketts LLP

Birketts LLP is ‘highly approachable, with experts across all sectors‘. The Norwich office is a key pillar of  the firm’s real estate practice that handles high-value transactions and projects regionally and nationwide. ‘Commercially focused and supportive‘ practice head Melissa Loucas has notable experience in the office and industrial sectors, and Cameron Barlow is the key partner in the firm’s real estate investment group. Chris Hoxley, who joined from Butcher Andrews, acts for regional housebuilders in matters ranging from site acquisitions to plot sales. Senior associate Andrew Ridout has experience in the landlord and tenant, retail, banking and real estate finance sectors, and Bhargav Trivedi leads the strategic land practice.