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Birketts LLP

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Chief Executive: Jonathan Agar

Senior Partner: James Austin

Number of partners: 112

THE FIRM:

Birketts is a full service, UK Top 50 law firm. With a heritage spanning 160 years, it has more than 500 lawyers and legal professionals based in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich, London, Norwich and Sevenoaks. It advises businesses, government and public sector organisations and individuals in the UK and internationally.

Birketts’ business is divided into four principal practice groups: property (including planning and environmental); corporate services (including banking and finance, corporate, commercial, data protection, employment, immigration, and tax); litigation and dispute resolution (including IP); and private client advisory (including family).

Within these practice groups, the firm has deep sector expertise, spanning agriculture and landed estates, charities and social enterprise, construction, ecclesiastical, education, energy and utilities, family businesses, food, healthcare and care homes, housebuilding and social housing, leisure and tourism, natural capital, public sector, real estate investment, retail and automotive, shipping and international trade, technology and telecoms and transport and logistics.

Birketts’ innovative delivery of the law is defined by its next level law proposition. Legal advice is informed by a clear understanding of the specific needs of the sector and the regulatory and political backdrop. The firm works with its clients as a proactive partner, horizon scanning and thinking ahead to the changes, challenges or opportunities that they may face.

Birketts seeks to innovate in all of its practices; focus is on investing in the right technology to deliver effective solutions to help clients achieve their objectives.

The firm enjoys a distinctively collegiate culture based on strong core values. Operating as one collaborative organisation, all of its people are encouraged to be professional and client-focused; to act with transparency and integrity; to be enterprising, and to proactively look for innovative ways to support clients; whilst taking pride in all that they do.

With its ambition to succeed, comes a strong desire to make a positive contribution to the communities it serves, and Birketts is committed to delivering the objectives set out in its ESG strategy. Diversity plays an integral part in all that it does, with female partners comprising 40% of its partnership.

Birketts maintains the highest professional and ethical standards and is accredited with the UK Law Society’s practice management quality standard, Lexcel and hold the Centre for Assessment Customer Service Excellence accreditation. It is also ISO accredited in the areas of quality management (9001), environmental management (14001), information security (27001) and business continuity (22301)

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High Net Worth Guide 2023
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Cambridge and surrounds
Private Wealth Law
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2 Ranked Lawyers
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Private Wealth Law
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Private Wealth Law
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Caroline Stenner
2
Caroline Stenner
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Alex Hunt
Alex Hunt
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East Anglia
Private Wealth Disputes
1 Ranked Lawyer
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Bernadette Baker
1
Bernadette Baker
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Essex
Private Wealth Law
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Private Wealth Law
1
Private Wealth Law
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Susan Young
1
Susan Young
1
Band 1
Ipswich and surrounds
Private Wealth Law
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Private Wealth Law
1
Private Wealth Law
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Louise Long
2
Louise Long
2
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National Leaders (outside London)
Private Wealth Law
1 Department
Department
Private Wealth Law
1
Private Wealth Law
1
Band 1
Real Estate: High Value Residential
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
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Real Estate: High Value Residential
1
Real Estate: High Value Residential
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Amanda Angel
3
Amanda Angel
3
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Norwich and surrounds
Private Wealth Law
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
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Private Wealth Law
2
Private Wealth Law
2
Band 2
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Lorna Spear
1
Lorna Spear
1
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