Desmond Ieong


Desmond joined Birketts in 2023. He is a Solicitor in the Commercial Real Estate Team in the Cambridge office.

He has experience in a wide range of real estate transactions, including the conveyancing aspects of complex projects, real estate investment acquisitions and disposals, the real estate aspects of M&A and joint ventures, as well as commercial landlord and tenant matters.

Desmond joined Birketts from a local authority in Hampshire where he was a legal adviser in the authority’s legal services commercial property team and has previously worked in the Hong Kong office of a leading UK law firm.

With a fluency in English, Cantonese and Mandarin, Desmond is well-positioned to advise Chinese businesses and landlords and tenants from the Chinese community in the UK on their commercial property requirements.

Outside work hours, Desmond is a web developer, who enjoys coding and designing digital content.  He is also an adventurous and passionate food enthusiast who loves cooking and travelling.

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