Ryan Smith

Trainee Solicitor


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Ryan joined Birketts in September 2021 as a Trainee Solicitor, moving from Lincoln to the Ipswich area. 

Ryan is currently in his second seat with the Commercial Property Team. During his first seat in the Corporate Team in Ipswich, Ryan assisted with a wide range of matters including share acquisitions, re-registration of companies and drafting articles of association. Also, he assisted the Intellectual Property Team with citation reports and other trademark work.  

Prior to joining Birketts, Ryan volunteered at a local law firm in Lincoln for two years, working in legal aid for housing matters. Ryan graduated from the University of Lincoln with a First Class degree in Law. Ryan then attended Nottingham Trent University, achieving a Distinction in the Legal Practice Course. 

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Before Ryan started his career into the legal industry he was in the Royal Navy for five years serving as a Mine Clearance Diver. 

Ryan also enjoys staying active, watching football and eating at local restaurants. 

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