Harry Close

Trainee Solicitor


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Harry joined Birketts as a Trainee Solicitor in September 2021. He is currently in his first seat in the Commercial Property Team in Norwich. Harry assists with a variety of matters, including drafting leases and sale contracts, producing reports on title for prospective property purchases and assisting with various development land transactions. 

Prior to joining Birketts, Harry studied Law with European Legal System at the University of East Anglia where he graduated in 2020 with a First Class Degree. This included studying abroad at the University of Lucerne in Switzerland for a year. Harry completed the Legal Practice Course with the University of Law in Norwich, achieving a distinction classification. He completed in electives in Employment, Mergers & Acquisitions, Immigration and Commercial Law. 

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Outside of work, Harry enjoys watching and playing all sports including football and cricket, and is a keen supporter of Fulham FC. Harry also enjoys baking bread and has a self-proclaimed signature dish of focaccia. 

During university, Harry was involved with several societies such as Ultimate Frisbee and the Law Society. Harry took part in Livewire’s charity event Jailbreak in 2017 where he managed to hitchhike to Dunkirk from Norwich without spending a penny.

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