Firm News

Experienced corporate Solicitor joins Birkett Long in Basildon

Law firm, Birkett Long, has announced the appointment of Veronika Koenig-Roach as a solicitor in its Basildon office. Veronika advises on commercial and corporate law, but will also be specialising in technology and IP law. She has substantial experience in...

Specialist Family Solicitor joins Birkett Long in Colchester

Experienced solicitor, Karen Johnson, has joined the Divorce and Family team at leading Essex law firm Birkett Long LLP. Karen joins Birkett Long’s Colchester office from law firm Breeze and Wyles in Hertfordshire – where she was head of the...

Birkett Long appoints Solicitor to its growing residential property team

Solicitor Jemma Jones has joined Birkett Long’s Colchester residential property team. Jemma qualified as a solicitor in 2015 and has worked at well-respected firms across Essex and Suffolk, so she knows the area well. Jemma will be based at the...

Solicitor qualifies into Agriculture & Estate Team

Lillie Ryan, who began her legal career as a paralegal, is celebrating qualifying as a solicitor this month. She joins the Agriculture & Estates team at Essex law firm, Birkett Long.   Lillie, who first took an interest in practising law at a...

Dementia Friends Champion

Liz Jones, a Partner at Birkett Long and who works in the Colchester Wills, Trusts and Probate team, has become a Dementia Friends Champion. A Dementia Friends Champion is a volunteer who encourages others to make a positive difference to people living...

FRP 5k Nuclear Mud Run Race

On a (very) warm Wednesday afternoon, Simon Green, Peter Allen and I took part in FRP Advisory’s 5k Nuclear Mud Run. For those who do not know what is involved with the Mud Run, it’s certainly not for the faint hearted. Along the 5k route there...

Record breaking £19K raised for Alzheimer's Society!

Community focused staff at Essex law firm, Birkett Long, have raised over £19,329 for the UK’s leading dementia charity, Alzheimer’s Society. Each year the firm, which has offices in Colchester, Chelmsford and Basildon, chooses a...

Essex law firm promotes family law specialist to Associate

Francesca Cozens, a member of Birkett Long’s South Essex Divorce and Family Team based in the Chelmsford office, has been promoted to Associate. Francesca, 38, studied at Warwick University and has been qualified for over 10 years. She has always...

Birkett Long solicitor becomes Trustee at Outhouse East

Molly Frankham, a Colchester dispute resolution solicitor, has been appointed as the latest trustee of Outhouse East, an Essex charity offering support and information to the LGBT+ community. Outhouse East aims to provide support to individuals and...

45 year career in law at Birkett Long

Bruce Ballard, a member of the Wills, Trusts and Probate Team, is retiring after a 45 year career as a lawyer at Birkett Long. We look back at an extraordinary colleague’s work, and how the profession has changed. Adrian Livesley, Managing Partner,...

Essex Law firm makes partner promotions

Birkett Long has promoted two members of staff to its now 26 strong partnership. Associate, Ben Parmenter , and Head of HR, Joann Kebbell , bring the number of partners to 26 following their promotion.    Birkett Long’s Chairman,...

Birkett Long continues to assist Healthcare Homes Group's expansion with latest acquisitions

Birkett Long LLP has helped Healthcare Homes Group boost their portfolio of residential and nursing homes to 37 homes, following the acquisition of two care homes in February and March 2018 under two separate transactions. Healthcare Homes Group provides...

Interview with Fellow of the Agricultural Law Association

Interview with Emma Coke, as she achieves The Agricultural Law Association Fellowship Emma Coke is an Associate Solicitor in our Agriculture & Estates Team, who has recently become a Fellow of the Agricultural Law Association. What is the Agricultural...

Essex Digital Awards finalists!

Last month we were thrilled to find out that we are finalists in the 2018 Essex Digital Awards in the Best Website category. We are particularly proud of our website, not only because we think it looks good and offers a good visitor experience, but because...

Birkett Long promotes IT Manager to Associate

Trudy Hooper, IT Manager at Essex law firm Birkett Long, is celebrating after being promoted to Associate. Trudy, based in the firm’s Colchester office, joined Birkett Long in May 2011 and has over 20 years’ experience in the legal IT sector...