Gerry is an acknowledged expert in the agriculture sector, specialising in land estate law and property law, and The Legal 500 regularly cites Gerry as one of the region's top agricultural specialists. Gerry is also a long-time supporter of The Suffolk Show where he has hosted lunches in the sponsors' tent for clients and fellow professionals for more than 20 years.
As a part of Birketts’ award-winning Agriculture and Estates Team, Gerry will concentrate on providing support to new clients, as well as those farming, landowning and business patrons who have followed him with great loyalty throughout his illustrious forty year career.
Commenting on his appointment, Gerry said: “I am delighted to join a leading local firm like Birketts which has such deep roots in the local farming community. It is an honour to work alongside a team offering such a broad range of expertise and I am proud to assist in boosting the scope of its experience even further.”
James Dinwiddy, Partner, said of the appointment: “I am very pleased to announce Gerry’s appointment as a Legal Director. His impressive career supporting a broad range of clients including farmers, landowners and agri-business specialists stands him in good stead to meet the demands of our ever-growing client base. I am confident that Gerry’s pragmatic approach will make him a popular draw amongst our commercially-minded clients.”