Nick Burt

Senior Associate

"Responsive and client-focused"

Legal 500 UK 2016


Nick joined Birketts in 2006 and is a Senior Associate in our Corporate Team.

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.

Other Information

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 recommended and named as an 'Associate to watch' by Chambers [UK 2017]. This edition notes that sources appreciate his "good experience and good advice".  His corporate clients note him as being "very calm and knowledgeable".

In previous editions, clients praise his ability to "come up with good ideas and points" on transactions. The earlier edition said "clients are impressed with his ability to stand his ground in negotiations".

"Responsive and client-focused" Nick is recommended by Legal 500 [UK 2016]. In this edition he is also listed as a 'Rising Star.'