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Stuart joined Birketts in 1999 as a Trainee Solicitor. He is a Partner in our Commercial Property Team.
Stuart deals with a wide range of commercial transactions, acting for landlords, tenants, funders and private individuals. In particular, Stuart routinely deals with the sale and purchase of large investment properties, high value leases and acts as a Project Manager on large scale refinancing and other projects.
Stuart is based in our Ipswich office.
Having attended the University of East Anglia in Norwich and trained with the firm, Stuart qualified into Birketts’ property department in September 2001.
Stuart is recommended and named as a ‘Leading Individual’ by Legal 500 [UK 2024]. In the previous edition, a client said “We have worked with Stuart Raven for many years and remain firm fans of his. His prompt, detailed, commercial, problem solving, and sensible approach gets things done as quickly as possible, but without unnecessary compromise.” In an earlier edition clients describe him as “responsive, approachable and highly knowledgeable.” Another notes “Stuart Raven is an excellent real estate partner, responsive, approachable, hands on, and highly knowledgeable. Despite giving him a substantial workload, he remains fully focused and on top of all matters.”
Stuart is ranked by Chambers [UK 2024]. In this edition, a source notes “As well as being an excellent lawyer, he is responsive, understanding, commercial, and a source of solutions and good advice.” Another adds “Stuart is very responsive and provides a very personalised and detailed level of assistance.” Another client said “He often looks deeper into issues to raise matters that we would otherwise not be aware of. He takes a very forensic approach to his work and always seems to be one step ahead of us.”
In an earlier edition clients said “He is very thorough, diligent and has excellent experience.” Another edition noted “he finds workable solutions to issues in an efficient and well-communicated manner.” Another described Stuart as “incredibly diligent, extremely thorough and always gives good commercial advice.”
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As well as being an excellent lawyer, he is responsive, understanding, commercial, and a source of solutions and good advice.
Chambers [UK 2024]