Leading agricultural lawyer joins Birketts


11 June 2018

Ruth Morris has joined Birketts as a Partner in their highly regarded Agricultural and Estates Team. The move sees Ruth working alongside one of the largest and most successful agricultural law practices in the country.

“The Agricultural and Estates Team at Birketts has long been held in high esteem throughout the farming industry and I am delighted to be here,” said Ruth.

Jack Royall, Head of Birketts' Agriculture and Estates Team, added: “Ruth has almost 20 years of experience advising on rural legal issues and is a fantastic addition to the team. She brings a wealth of expertise, including expert insight into the sale and purchase of estates and farms, agricultural tenancies, options and clawback, covenants, energy leases and high value residential property transactions, particularly involving listed or unusual buildings.”

“We’re delighted that we've been able to recruit a Partner of such standing to our Agriculture practice as we continue our drive for excellence. The team is one the best qualified and largest agricultural teams in the UK and Ruth will support colleagues across Birketts’ four offices in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich and Norwich”, concluded Jonathan Agar, Chief Executive Officer for Birketts.