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 2022]. Clients in this edition note "Nick is a good working partner who is very diligent and considers all risks but remains commercial". The previous edition notes "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".