Nick Burt

Legal Director


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Nick is highly responsive, deeply knowledgeable and pragmatic in his approach.

Legal 500 [UK 2022]


Nick joined Birketts in 2006 and is a Legal Director in our Corporate Team. He qualified as a Solicitor in September 2006.

Nick deals with a wide range of transactions with a particular focus on corporate finance and advises on acquisitions and disposals, including international transactions. He has also acted for a number of private equity and venture capital clients on their investments and has acted for portfolio companies. Nick has experience advising on banking transactions, group reorganisations and corporate governance matters as well as commercial arrangements, such as software development, licensing and outsourcing.

Nick is based at our Cambridge office.

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Nick graduated from the University of Durham with a Masters degree in Engineering and had a spell in industry working for part of the BAE Systems group before he trained as a lawyer.

Nick is listed as 'Up and Coming' by Chambers [UK 2021]. Clients in this edition note: "He has been very attentive and responsive. He has a good understanding of our business, our requirements and what our priorities are." In an earlier edition clients were impressed by his "knowledge, speed of response and his practical approach to getting the deal agreed and completed".

Nick is recommended and named as a 'Rising Star' by Legal 500 [UK 2022]. A client in this edition says "Nick Burt was an invaluable member of the Birketts team supporting our exit transaction. Nick is highly responsive, deeply knowledgeable and pragmatic in his approach". An earlier edition notes that he "impresses with his knowledge, speed of response and practical approach to getting the deal completed". A client adds that Nick is "always available, good to deal with and commercially very sound".

Legal 500 UK 2022 Rising Star