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Roy Tilsley’s practice focuses on real estate law including the acquisition, financing, leasing and development of real estate, business transactions and commercial litigation. He regularly appears before various municipal boards on behalf of real estate developers. He has also litigated complex boundary line disputes, tax abatements and municipal reassessment cases.
Among his clients are real estate developers, real estate brokers, car dealerships, oil distributors, convenience store operators and a steel manufacturer. Before joining Bernstein Shur, Roy was a principal of Kelley & Tilsley, P.A. where he practiced with the late William H. Kelley for twelve years. Roy is a member of the State of New Hampshire Transportation Appeals Board.
Roy recently authored this New Hampshire Business Review article on a recent decision regarding NH transfer tax interpretation. Ray served as lead counsel on two of the first successful challenges to the Department of Revenue Administration’s application of the Real Estate Transfer Tax to ‘‘no consideration’’ transactions.
Ray is recognized by Best Lawyers in America for his work in real estate litigation.
JD, Cornell Law School, cum laude, 1992
BA, Tufts University, cum laude, 1985
Admitted to practice:
State of New Hampshire
New Hampshire Bar Association