Graduate Solicitor Apprentice
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William joined Birketts in November 2021. He is a Graduate Solicitor Apprentice in our Commercial Property Team.
Prior to joining Birketts, William attained a First-Class Honours degree in LLB Law, whilst studying at the University of Essex, from which he graduated in June 2021. During this time, William studied electives in Property, Equity and Trusts, Employment and Human Rights Law. Following this period, William has developed his legal skillset through internships and volunteering with local community law services, providing vulnerable groups with access to free legal advice in areas such as Housing and Family Law.
Alongside managing his own caseload, William’s role involves providing support to our Commercial Property team acting on behalf of corporate and private clients, both locally and nationally. This includes landlord and tenant matters, refinancing and asset management, high value leases, freeholds, and leasehold acquisitions and disposals.
William is based in our Norwich office.
Outside of work, William enjoys taking part in outdoor activities, such as snow sports and mountain walks, having travelled to Scotland to trek Ben Nevis with friends in May 2021. Furthermore, William is a keen photographer and enjoys spending his free time attending exhibitions and working on personal projects.