Adrian Possener


"A London-calibre lawyer working at a regional firm."

Chambers [UK 2019]


Adrian qualified as a Solicitor in December 1989 and joined Birketts in 2006.  He is a Partner in and leads our Corporate and Commercial Team.

Adrian is a corporate lawyer advising on corporate structures and company matters and information technology. He advises on both public and private take-overs, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations and buy-outs. Adrian has been involved in a number of IPOs and other securities issues for fully listed and AIM companies. He also acts on venture capital and business angel finance transactions. Before joining Birketts, he worked for two leading international law firms for a combined 17 years.

Adrian is based at our Norwich office.

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Until recently, Adrian was a non-executive director of Bernard Matthews Group and a trustee of Bernard Matthews family trusts.

Adrian is recognised for his pragmatic approach and broad experience in structuring commercial arrangements.

Adrian is ranked in band 1 by Chambers [UK 2020]. The previous edition highlights Adrian as "a London-calibre lawyer working at a regional firm." Another sources says, "I like him and the quality of his thinking. He's a star."

Adrian is recommended and named as a 'Leading Individual' by Legal 500 [UK 2020]. Previous editions refer to Adrian as a "very clear thinker". Clients say Adrian "brings Magic Circle experience to a regional firm – blessed with a good sense of humour, he is relentlessly focused on getting the best deal".

Legal 500 UK 2020 - Leading Individual          Legal 500 UK 2020 Recommended Lawyer

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