Beth Henderson

Trainee Legal Executive


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Beth joined Birketts in October 2021 and is a Trainee Legal Executive in the firm’s Construction and Engineering Team undertaking a mix of both non-contentious and contentious work. 

Prior to joining Birketts, Beth spent six years with a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy firm as part of their in-house legal team. During her time there, Beth gained experience in reviewing, drafting and negotiating forms of contract, warranties, letters of reliance, deeds of novation and has experience with various standard forms of contract such as JCT, NEC, APS, RIBA, ACAI as well as bespoke terms. 

Beth graduated with an LLB in law from the University of Essex in 2017 and has almost completed her Level 6 CILEX Graduate Fast-Track Diploma in Legal Practice. Beth will ultimately qualify as a Chartered Legal Executive specialising in Construction Law.

Beth is based in our Ipswich Office.

Other Information

Outside of work Beth enjoys baking, spending time renovating her home with her family and looking after her many pets. 

Beth has an interest in education and spent three years as a school governor. Her undergraduate dissertation focused on a critical analysis of the socio-legal aspects of School Attendance Penalties.