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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...

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...

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...

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....

Dispute resolution solicitor joins Birkett Long

Law firm, Birkett Long, has announced the appointment of Perdeep Grewal as a solicitor in its Chelmsford office. A construction and dispute resolution specialist, Perdeep advises shareholders, directors and SMEs on shareholder disputes, debt recovery...

Solicitor becomes a trustee at Helen Rollason Cancer Charity

Rachel Leech, a solicitor in the Court of Protection and Inheritance Disputes Team at law firm Birkett Long, has been appointed as trustee for the Helen Rollason Cancer charity. A charity dedicated to supporting people whose lives have been touched by...

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...

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,...

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...

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...
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