Bill Bidder


Bill heads the Real Estate group at IBB, bringing a specialism in planning, local government and urban regeneration.

He has in-depth experience of high-value, complex transactions involving freehold and leasehold acquisitions, and disposals, preparation of long-term strategic option agreements, joint ventures, collaboration agreements and complex infrastructure documentation, including affordable housing requirements. He has acted on behalf of nationally known plc residential property developers, a leading nationally known charity and local authorities.

Career: Partner at Speechly Bircham, Legal Director and Company Secretary at Taylor Woodrow.

Legal 500 in 2018 says:

"IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett) attracts praise for its 'excellent resources, flexible mindset and good value for money'. Headed by Bill Bidder, the sizeable team handles the full range of commercial property matters, with a particularly strong reputation for residential development and regeneration work, where it acts for major developers and housebuilders including Barratt Homes, Persimmon and Bellway. It also has a growing hotel-sector workload".

Legal 500 in 2016 says:

"IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett) is highly regarded for its work for housebuilders including Persimmon Homes and Bellway Homes. The sizeable team also regularly acts in real estate developments and investments; in an illustration of the latter, Juliusz Wodzianski led advice to BAM Properties on letting a newly constructed mixed-use development in Stockport. Other key names include practice head Bill Bidder, Vicky Stokes, Ross Johnstone, Vivien Rimmer, Jeff Elphee and Susan Mawson. "

Legal 500 in 2015 says:

"IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett)’s ‘excellent in all respects’ team is led by Bill Bidder, and has highly regarded capabilities in residential development, amply demonstrated by advising Barking Riverside on a high-profile regeneration project in Essex."

Legal 500 in 2014 says:

"IBB is ‘first class in every respect'. Bill Bidder leads the real estate group."

Legal 500 in 2013 says:

"New practice head Bill Bidder joined the 'first-class' practice at IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett) in October 2012 from Speechly Bircham LLP. Key clients include Bellway Homes, Frontier Estates and Riverside Developments. Juliusz Wodzianski is a 'seasoned professional'; Ross Johnstone is 'professional and responsive'; and Vivien Rimmer is also recommended."

Team Residential Development Based Capital Court - Uxbridge