Andrew Ridout

Senior Associate

"Efficient, knowledgeable and very helpful"

Legal 500 [UK 2017].


Andrew qualified as a Solicitor and joined Birketts in September 2011. He is a Senior Associate in our Commercial Property Team.

He acts for a variety of corporate and private clients based both locally and nationally, ranging from landlords and tenants to banks and other funders and investors helping with acquisitions, disposals, refinancing and asset management.

Andrew also advises on the property portfolios of several regional property investors, an international audio equipment retailer and a national toy retailer and regularly supports the firm’s banking and M&A teams on the commercial property aspects of their transactions.

He has particular expertise and interest in the retail industry having acted for clients in this sector since joining the firm in 2011. As a result Andrew is familiar with the key commercial concerns for retail businesses from a landlord and tenant perspective and has experience in dealing with legal issues specific to this area.

Andrew is based in our Norwich office.

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Outside of work, Andrew likes to try his hand at a variety of different sports and other interests, including playing football, golf and judo, scuba diving, photography and playing the electric guitar.

Andrew, is recommended by Legal 500 [UK 2019]. He is recognised alongside his team for being "very knowledgeable and able to put complex legal issues in more simple terms; they are very committed, hardworking and personable".

Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer 2019

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