Birketts swoops on new Partner for Corporate Team in London office


06 July 2021

Birketts top-tier Corporate Team is welcoming Partner, Seamus Clifford, strengthening the firm’s growing presence in the capital.

Described as “knowledgeable, practical and collaborative” in the Legal 500 UK 2021 directory and a former Partner at an East Anglian law firm, Seamus has spent part of his career working in London and establishing a wide array of contacts in the city and across Essex. With more than 20 years’ experience in corporate law, Seamus has an intricate understanding of corporate finance, reorganisations, joint ventures, shareholder arrangements and mergers and acquisitions.

Speaking of his appointment, Seamus said: “I’m excited to take on a new challenge with Birketts. I place the same emphasis on high-quality client service and straightforward legal advice as the firm does, and I’m looking forward to getting started and working with my new colleagues and clients. Complex corporate matters run smoothest when experts can handle each individual aspect, so having the support of a firm with the resources Birketts has will be a huge asset. Thank you to Adrian and the team for making me feel so welcome ahead of joining.

Adrian Seagers, Partner and Head of Corporate, said: “I am delighted that Seamus will be joining our fantastic Corporate Team. His years of work in London places him in excellent stead to expand the legal offering available to clients of our growing practice in the capital. His experience and expertise, combined with excellent client service make him an asset on every matter and I look forward to seeing his work at Birketts in the coming months.

This is an exciting step in the development of our corporate practice. Seamus has a wealth of experience, an excellent network and we are sure will make a very strong contribution to the growth of the firm.”