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Essex law firm Paralegal has exam success

Emma Rayner, a Paralegal at Birkett Long, has passed the last of her Level 3 Diploma in Law & Practice exams with the Cilex Law School. Emma is now an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and will continue to work in the firm’s...

Essex law firm announces new intellectual property capability

Birkett Long is delighted to announce it has a new intellectual property capability, appointing Jonathan Perlmutter as the Head of Intellectual Property (IP). Jonathan has been working in intellectual property law for 13 years and came with an impressive...

Essex law firm HR adviser has exam success

Leonie Dolling, HR adviser at Essex law firm, Birkett Long, has passed her CIPD level 7 post graduate diploma in human resource management. Leonie has been studying for the past two years and had to undertake various written and practical assignments in...

Essex law firm announces new charity of the year

Essex law firm, Birkett Long, has announced Essex & Herts Air Ambulance as its new charity of the year for 2019/20. Since 2002, the firm has raised over £350,000 for charity with Cancer Research being the beneficiary of fundraising in 2018/19....

Essex Law firm introduces wellbeing programme for staff

Birkett Long is making a wellbeing commitment to their staff, which focuses on aspects of mental, physical and financial wellbeing. All managers and team leaders have undertaken wellbeing training to enable them to support their teams and colleagues....

Essex Law firm sponsors school cricket teams

Birkett Long is proud to sponsor a local school’s cricket teams. The Year 6 A teams at St Cedd’s School in Chelmsford have been wearing their sponsored kits this season. The firm is delighted to be a sponsor in the first year that the St...

Specialist re-joins as Head of Employment Team

Employment law and HR expert Julie Temple has returned to her roots after 15 years – re-joining leading Essex law firm, Birkett Long, as Partner and Head of Employment and BLHR. She previously trained and qualified as a solicitor with the firm. ...

New solicitor joins the dispute resolution team

Birkett Long is pleased to welcome Laura Meers to our Dispute Resolution team. Laura will be based in the firm’s Basildon office. Laura will be working in the South Essex Dispute Resolution team, assisting with a wide range of commercial and other...

Essex Law firm announces promotion of family solicitor

Birkett Long is delighted to announce the promotion of solicitor, Muntech Kaur, to Associate. Muntech is a solicitor in the South Essex family team, based in the Basildon office. She joined Birkett Long in October 2016, having previously worked at a West...

Essex Law firm announces promotion

Birkett Long is delighted to announce the promotion of solicitor, Tim Field, to Associate. Tim is a solicitor in the commercial and corporate finance team, based in Colchester. He has had an unusual career in that he worked in a completely different...

Essex Law firm gains new Managing Partner

Martin Hopkins has taken on the role of Managing Partner as of 1 June. He will replace Adrian Livesley who is stepping down after 9 years in the post and 40 years at the firm. The firm’s Chairman, David Wisbey, also steps down, making way for...

Law firm with a modern outlook, built on traditional values

Managing Partner of leading Essex Law firm stepping down and handing over the reins Managing Partner stepping down after 9 years in the post and 40 years at the firm. In those 9 years, Birkett Long has shifted from a traditional law firm into a modern...

New solicitor joins the family team

  Birkett Long is delighted to welcome solicitor, Lucy Birch, to its divorce and family team. Lucy’s role involves advising on all aspects of private family law, including divorce and separation, children matters, injunctive proceedings and...

Essex solicitor celebrates 50 years in law!

  This month John Morgan celebrates 50 years in the legal profession. It is an amazing achievement and a milestone that shows the respect he earns from his clients, contributing to a career of distinction and longevity. This year also marks 10...

Law firm provides opportunity to Equine Academy students

A new initiative for Writtle University College, The WUC Equine Academy, is aimed at supporting talented riders for one academic year whilst studying for any higher education award at Writtle University College. Leading Essex law firm, Birkett Long, has...

Trainee qualifies into Dispute Resolution team

A trainee solicitor at leading Essex law firm, Birkett Long, has seen his hard work and commitment recognised as he moves up the ranks to become a fully qualified solicitor. David Feakins has completed over nine years of learning and training to become a...

IT Director appointment keeps law firm's focus on clients

Mark Davidson, who has over 30 years’ experience in the IT sector, has his sights firmly set on client service as he joins Birkett Long as IT Director. The IT Director’s role includes working closely with the firm’s client-facing team of...

Agriculture & Estates Solicitor promoted to Associate

Katie Gibson-Green, a member of the Agriculture & Estates team at Essex law firm Birkett Long, is celebrating after being promoted to Associate. Katie joined the firm in 2014 and specialises in probate, wills, trusts, tax and succession planning....

Solicitor joins specialist Court of Protection & Inheritance Disputes Team

Law firm, Birkett Long, has announced the appointment of Victoria Gratton as a solicitor in the largest specialist team of its kind in Essex. Solicitor, Victoria Gratton, completed her training contract with an Essex firm and qualified as a solicitor in May...

Dispute resolution solicitor joins leading Essex law firm

Dispute resolution solicitor, Emma Jenkins, has joined leading Essex law firm Birkett Long, expanding its Colchester team and enhancing the experience it offers. Emma completed her training contract with an Essex firm and qualified as a solicitor in 2013....
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