Chief Executive: Jonathan Agar
Senior Partner: James Austin
Number of partners: 64
Birketts is a full service, top 100 UK law firm, based in the East of England advising businesses, institutions and individuals in the UK and internationally. The firm has enjoyed substantial growth in terms of size, geographic spread and turnover in the past five years, and continues to build on its investment in people and places year on year, further developing its profile regionally, nationally and internationally. The firm employs over 600 staff, including over 300 lawyers, across offices in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich and Norwich.
Birketts’ core business is divided into four main disciplines — corporate and commercial, real estate, litigation and dispute resolution and private client advisory. The firm has a national reputation in specialist areas such as agriculture, banking and finance, charities and social enterprise, construction, education, family businesses, food, health and safety, immigration, transport and logistics, motor retail, residential development, self invested personal pensions (SIPPs), small self-administered schemes (SSASs), shipping and international trade, social housing, strategic land development, technology and telecoms litigation.