Having attended the University of East Anglia in Norwich and trained with the firm, Stuart qualified into Birketts' property department in September 2001.
Stuart is ranked by Chambers [UK 2021]. In this edition clients say "he is very thorough, diligent and has excellent experience". The previous edition notes "he finds workable solutions to issues in an efficient and well-communicated manner". In an earlier edition clients say he is "incredibly diligent, extremely thorough and always gives good commercial advice".
Stuart is recommended and named as a 'Leading Individual' by Legal 500 [UK 2022]. In the previous edition clients describe him as 'responsive, approachable and highly knowledgeable'. Another notes ‘Stuart Raven is an excellent real estate partner, responsive, approachable, hands on, and highly knowledgeable. Despite giving him a substantial workload, he remains fully focused and on top of all matters'.