Birketts LLP

Birketts LLP

Birketts is a top 100 UK law firm with offices in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich and Norwich. Our lawyers deliver a full range of expert legal advice on corporate and commercial, commercial property, dispute resolution and private client issues. Our clients trust us to achieve a solution that is right for them however difficult or challenging the circumstances.

Telephone: +44 (0)1223 326 600
Address: 22 Station Road, Cambridge
Postcode: CB1 2JD
Country: United Kingdom
Membership type:Corporate 51+ (£1,000+VAT pa)

Alongside our core business areas of corporate and commercial, commercial property, commercial and personal litigation and private client law, we have leading solicitors in specialist areas of the law such as shipping and transportation, agricultural and rural property, construction and planning, strategic land development, corporate criminal defence and intellectual property rights. We have also established industry sector groups, assembling lawyers with a knowledge and understanding of the issues relevant to sectors such as family owned and run businesses, food production and processing, logistics, technology, motor retail, energy, health and education.  We provide a wide reaching international service to our clients through our close working relationships with leading independent law firms around and world and through our alliance with the IAG network. 

Our most important asset is the professional skill and integrity of our lawyers. We are committed to employing and retaining personnel with the experience and technical expertise necessary to ensure we are equipped to meet our clients' objectives. Our broad range of resource means we can provide the right person for the job taking into account complexity and cost and give value for money to our clients.

Our reputation is of durability and reliability, combined with innovative applications of modern technology. We are flexible about everything except the professional and ethical standards which we maintain rigorously and with the confidence of our good name. This is reflected in the Law Society's practice management accreditation, "Lexcel" which we have held since 2001.


We offer a range of international services to clients based in the UK and to those abroad with financial or business interests in the UK.

Specialist Sectors

Different sectors can, and frequently, do have very different legal needs and issues. It is a clear case of 'one size not fitting all'.

Services for Individuals

We are recognised as one of the leading regional firms in advising private clients on a broad range of issues relating to estates and private property, tax planning and family matters.

Services for Business

The law surrounding business, industry and commerce is complex and is the subject of frequent, and sometimes radical, change.

Cameron Barlow

Birketts advises on £100m+ real estate investment portfolio acquisition

Leading East of England law firm Birketts has advised affiliates of Westbrook Partners on the acquisition of a large portfolio of light industrial estates and trade counters located across the UK for a value in excess of £100m.

18 March 2019Read in full


Birketts advises buyer of Cotswold Eggs Ltd

Cotswold Eggs was established in 1972 and their eggs are sourced from local farms in the Cotswolds and surrounding areas. The wholesale business supplies premium quality eggs to retailers, including large supermarkets, farm shops, hotels, pubs, guest houses and restaurants.

8 March 2019Read in full

Alex Davey

Birketts’ Partner wins Client Choice Award

Birketts is delighted to announce that Alex Davey is the exclusive winner of the Shipping & Transport category for the UK at the Client Choice Awards 2019 run by the International Law Office and Lexology.

7 March 2019Read in full

Birketts_Walking with the Wounded

Birketts donates over £150,000 to good causes

Top 100 law firm Birketts has announced that lawyers and support staff managed to raise a staggering £150,000 through fundraising activities and investment in Birketts’ Charitable Fund in 2018.

4 March 2019Read in full

Ed Savory

Euro Media Group acquires Telegenic to expand global presence

Birketts, the top 100 law firm based in East Anglia, has advised the shareholders of Telegenic Holdings Limited on their sale to Euro Media Group (EMG), a major player in the UK and European outside broadcasting market. The financial value of the deal was undisclosed.

19 February 2019Read in full

Beverley Bell CBE

Trio joins specialist Regulatory and Corporate Defence Team

Leading East of England law firm, Birketts, has announced the appointment of Beverley Bell CBE, Chris Taylor and Dean King as Self-Employed Consultants in the firm’s highly-regarded Regulatory and Corporate Defence Team.

19 February 2019Read in full

Janet Rudge

Birketts invests further in client relationship management

Growing top 100 law firm Birketts chooses OnePlace as cornerstone of new firm-wide client relationship initiatives.

4 February 2019Read in full

Laura Thomas and Nicholas Woo

Birketts' transport team wins Legal 500 UK Award

Birketts has been named 'Transport Firm of the Year (Outside London)' at The Legal 500 UK Awards 2019.

29 January 2019Read in full

Adam Jones

Birketts advises on £27m sale of a majority stake in Commcise to Euronext

Top 100 law firm Birketts has advised the owners of Commcise Software Limited, a prominent provider of software as a service (SaaS) to the financial services sector, on the sale of a majority stake for £27m to Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. The deal sees Euronext acquire 78% of the share capital of Commcise.

4 January 2019Read in full

One of the teams walking home for Christmas

Teams from across Birketts are Walking Home for Christmas

Teams from across Birketts are, once again, taking-up the annual walking challenge and Walking Home For Christmas.

14 December 2018Read in full

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Subject Access Request SOS?

30 Apr 2019Birketts LLP - Cambridge Office, 22 Station Road, Cambridge CB1 2JD

Since the one year anniversary of GDPR, some of the practical challenges our clients have faced since the new regime came into effect is subject access requests (SAR); our clients consistently tell us that they are receiving more requests and that lack of knowledge and process makes dealing with them a time consuming and daunting task.