Birketts appoints eight new Partners


19 July 2019

Birketts, the premier East of England law firm, has announced the appointment of eight new Partners, taking the total number of Partners in the firm to 67 (on 1 June 2019).

Those promoted represent a number of different practice areas. Corporate law experts Alexandra Nelson and Ed Savory, as well as banking and finance specialists Alex Schaafsma and Andrew Tubb have all been recognised. Additionally, Matthew Gowen a Barrister within the firm’s Regulatory and Corporate Defence Team and contentious trust and probate specialist Bernadette Baker have also joined the Partnership. Finally, the Commercial Property division is represented by real estate investment expert Cameron Barlow and Jeremy Stanton who specialises in strategic land development.

Jonathan Agar, Chief Executive Officer for Birketts, commented: “I am delighted to welcome all eight new entrants to the partnership. Their promotions are richly-deserved and we’re particularly pleased about the diversity of practice areas they represent. We remain committed to ensuring that we recognise the talent coming through at all levels within Birketts while maintaining our high standards of technical excellence and impeccable client service.”

Jonathan continued: “Our 2018 / 19 financial year has now drawn to a close and it is very pleasing to be able to report another strong performance for the firm. There are some accounting adjustments still to come but we can be confident that the year has finished on a very satisfactory note as a result of a huge team effort.”

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Photo (left to right): back - Matthew Gowen, Andrew Tubb, Alex Schaafsma and Jeremy Stanton - front: Bernadette Baker and Alexandra Nelson.