Nick Burnett


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Brierly Place, New London Road, Chelmsford, CM2 0AP

[Nick is] "very client focused". He is recognised for his “vast experience” and is praised for his “great application of legal knowledge".

Legal 500 [UK 2016]


Nick Burnett is in Birketts' Corporate and Commercial Team in Chelmsford. He is, by any account, an unusual lawyer. In the midst of a successful legal career in corporate law in London in the early 1990s, Nick became the manager of a British rock group, New Model Army. This gave Nick a valuable insight into running a complex business and the experience of using other lawyers.

Nick has been a Partner with Birketts for 21 years. Nick's clients range from the single-owner business to companies listed on the London Stock Exchange, but the entrepreneurial and family-owned business remains the mainstay of his practice.

Nick has particular interest in the international side of the firm's business and is a recent past Chairman of its international association, IAG International (IAG).

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Nick is recommended by Legal 500 [UK 2017] and listed in the elite 'Leading Lawyers' list of lawyers nationwide.