Firm News

Successful apprentices join Birkett Long

Four young administrators have completed their apprenticeships with Birkett Long and secured permanent positions with the leading law firm. Destiny Berry, Georgina Jones and Rhiann Wilford will continue working in the Colchester office, and Lucy Tindall...

Top sculptor's sign of success for Birkett Long

Renowned film, theatre and TV sculptor Aden Hynes has turned his award-winning creative skills to putting leading law firm Birkett Long in the spotlight. Aden, who recently produced the nest and child sculpture for the Palace Theatre production of Harry...

Miles joins specialist agriculture team

First-class Oxford graduate Miles Coates has joined leading Essex law firm Birkett Long’s specialist team of agriculture and estates experts. Miles, who grew up near Woodbridge, Suffolk, and attended Orwell Park School, has joined the dedicated...

Birkett Long announces four new partners

Four experienced solicitors have become Partners of leading Essex law firm Birkett Long. The four women, Emma Clarke, Lisa Collins, Mel Loxley and Emma Wraight, bring the number of female partners at the firm to 11 and the total number of partners at its...

It's Gold! Birkett Long retains top Investors in People status.

Essex firm Birkett Long is celebrating after being reaccredited with the prestigious Investors in People gold award, affirming its place as one of the top 13% of IIP accredited organisations within the UK. The Investors in People standard recognises...

Solicitor Simon sparkles on the dance floor

It was strictly top marks for Basildon-based solicitor Simon Green when he quickstepped his way to success on the dance floor to raise more than £1,600 for St Luke’s Hospice. Novice dancer Simon, who works for Birkett Long, was paired with...

Law firm sponsors future cycle stars

Cycling stars of the future are being helped on the road to success by sponsorship from Essex law firm Birkett Long. The firm, which has offices in Colchester, Chelmsford and Basildon, has sponsored Essex-based Lee Valley Youth Cycling Club’s...

Lawyers raise thousands for Cancer Centre Campaign

Community-spirited lawyers have raised more than £3,000 towards Colchester’s new Cancer Centre by writing wills. The team of six lawyers from Birkett Long’s Wills, Trusts and Probate team gave their services for free to Colchester...

Make a will and raise funds to save lives

Young parents and homeowners in the Chelmsford/Basildon area are being urged to make a will this month ( March 2017) in return for a donation to a life-saving charity. Birkett Long is targeting under-35s in its Make a Will month to raise funds for Cardiac...

Better connections boost client choice

Clients of Birkett Long are being offered greater choice of how to communicate with their lawyer as the opportunity to talk via Skype or FaceTime has been rolled out across the firm. As well as saving time and travel costs, this provides clients with a more...

Law firm achieves national cyber security standard

Birkett Long has achieved the national Cyber Essentials standard, which helps to protect businesses against cyber threats and demonstrates that they take data security seriously. Cyber attacks cost businesses thousands of pounds and can cause significant...

Caring law firm fundraises to help dementia sufferers

Caring staff at Birkett Long are aiming to raise thousands of pounds for the UK’s leading dementia charity, launching their year-long fundraising drive by making pancakes for colleagues. Each year the firm, which has offices in Colchester, Chelmsford...

Family law expert boosts top tier team

Family law expert Muntech Kaur has joined one of Essex’s top teams supporting families with cases relating to children, divorce, finances, cohabitation  and domestic violence. Muntech, who has worked in the legal profession for 15 years, is based...

High-flying solicitor navigates through employment law minefield

High-flying employment law specialist Jo McKenna has joined Birkett Long’s business team and is enjoying helping clients to tackle complex cases. A former student at The Boswells School in Chelmsford, Jo developed her love of law when she studied the...

Caring Birkett Long lawyers raise £7,650 for St Luke's

Caring lawyers at Birkett Long have raised £7,650 for St Luke’s Hospice by writing wills. Five members of the Wills, Trusts and Probate team topped the fundraising table during the hospice’s ‘Make a Will Fortnight’, waiving...