Dwight Patten


Partner

Experience

Dwight qualified in November 2001 and joined Birketts in May 2017. He is a Partner in our Commercial Property Team.

Dwight has extensive experience in a range of sectors. He specialises in acting for higher education and other educational institutions, local authorities and charities. Having been seconded on multiple occasions to large regional universities, Dwight possesses a keen understanding of the key drivers of such organisations and the regulatory frameworks in which they operate. Dwight is a key member of Birketts’ Education Team.

Dwight and his team also have an extensive corporate support and corporate occupier practice in the Cambridge area and wider eastern region, often advising on strategic relocations and fit-outs of existing or new build premises and also advising on key property issues in the context of corporate acquisitions and disposals. He possesses a well-honed ability to draw focus to the issues that will genuinely be relevant to the client’s aims and outcomes and tailor a successful strategy with those issues and the client’s time-scale firmly in mind.

Dwight also advises developers on development agreements and joint ventures as well as landowners and developers in relation to strategic land agreements including promotion and option agreements.

Dwight is based in our Cambridge office.

Other Information

Dwight brings a strong commercial approach and understanding, having also previously held a senior in-house legal and management role for a leading business association for the consultant engineering sector and its trading and specialist subsidiaries.

Dwight is recommended by Legal 500 [UK 2021]. 

Legal 500 UK 2021 Recommended Lawyer