Birketts recruits litigation specialist in Norwich
Rob Tiffen has joined the litigation and dispute resolution team at top 100 law firm Birketts as a senior associate.
Rob has broad experience of a range of commercial and civil litigation, including general contract claims, shareholder disputes, breach of warranty claims, professional negligence claims, and ‘soft’ IP disputes. Rob is also one of the few specialist franchise disputes solicitors in the country.
Commenting on his appointment, Rob said: “Birketts is widely recognised as a one of the top UK law firms and is regularly listed in the top bandings in the leading legal directories for litigation and dispute resolution. I’m thrilled to be joining the team and working alongside over 50 lawyers engaged in litigation and the management of commercial disputes of one kind or another.”
Paul Matthews, partner and head of dispute resolution team at Birketts, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Rob to Birketts. He has experience of high court and county court proceedings including urgent injunction applications, freezing orders and search orders and has acted for some of the regions’ biggest businesses and public sector organisations, as well as a wide range of SMEs and individuals. Additionally, Rob brings specialist skills in franchising law and franchising disputes. Rob has acted for many of the country’s leading franchises, including many previous BFA award winners. He also regularly advises on cross-border dispute resolution in the context of franchising. He will be a fantastic addition to the team.”
Rob is based at the firm’s Norwich office but supports colleagues across Birketts’ four offices: Ipswich, Chelmsford, Cambridge and Norwich.