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|
|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.
Different sectors can, and frequently, do have very different legal needs and issues. It is a clear case of 'one size not fitting all'.
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.
The law surrounding business, industry and commerce is complex and is the subject of frequent, and sometimes radical, change.
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
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
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
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
Growing top 100 law firm Birketts chooses OnePlace as cornerstone of new firm-wide client relationship initiatives.
4 February 2019Read in full
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
Teams from across Birketts are, once again, taking-up the annual walking challenge and Walking Home For Christmas.
14 December 2018Read in full
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.