Firm News

Law firm staff support Memory Walk

High spirits were tinged with sadness as staff from leading law firm Birkett Long joined thousands of walkers tackling the fundraising Memory Walk organised by the Alzheimer’s Society. Eleven lawyers and admin staff from the firm’s Colchester...

Law firm move gives school a helping hand

Colchester Royal Grammar School has been given a boost for the new academic year, with leading law firm Birkett Long donating furniture for the school’s use. Birkett Long moved to its new Colchester home at Amphora Place over the summer – and...

Suzanne boosts dedicated residential property team

Associate Licensed Conveyancer Suzanne Bradbury has joined leading law firm Birkett Long’s dedicated team of residential property specialists. Suzanne, 35, from Felsted, who qualified as a licensed conveyancer at Chelmsford College 13 years ago, is...

Philip marks 30 years at the heart of Colchester community

Partner and Head of Birkett Long’s Divorce and Family Team, Philip Hoddell, is celebrating a monumental 30 years with the leading law firm. Philip’s successful legal career was launched when, as a teenager at a careers meeting at college, he was...

Amphora Place reflects area's rich history

Leading Essex law firm Birkett Long’s recent move to new offices at Amphora Place in Colchester has prompted a flood of questions from curious clients about the name of the new building. But Philip Crummy, Director of Colchester Archaeological Trust,...

Successful solicitors strengthen business and commercial property teams

Two solicitors have successfully completed their two-year training contracts at leading Essex law firm Birkett Long and secured permanent positions. Thomas Emmett, 26, from Benfleet, will be based predominantly at the firm’s Basildon office, further...

Property expert strengthens Birkett Long team

Solicitor Shahban Ali has joined leading Essex law firm Birkett Long, adding his experience to its highly-regarded residential property team. Shahban is based at the firm’s new offices in Colchester, covering all aspects of conveyancing, including...

The sun shines on the righteous!

We’d like to think that this now includes Birkett Long!  Like many of our clients, we now benefit from our own generated solar power.   The Colchester office move into newly built accommodation at Amphora Place gave us the opportunity not...

Cycling solicitor salutes successful Travel Plan

Solicitor Joanna Millican is putting her pedal power behind leading law firm Birkett Long’s plans to encourage employees to use greener modes of transport. Following their office move from Crouch Street to brand new premises in Sheepen Road, Birkett...

Dispute Resolution team strengthened by lawyer Marc's return

Commercial litigation expert Marc Thurlow has returned to his roots – re-joining leading Essex law firm Birkett Long as a Partner after training as a solicitor with the firm. Marc, 33, was one of the initial team members that established the...

Birkett Long photos focus on Halstead history

Photos dating back to the nineteenth century which chart the history of leading Essex law firm Birkett Long have been loaned to Halstead Heritage Museum. Birkett Long’s origins in Halstead date to the 1820s, and the firm had a base in the town for...

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...