We have one of the best regarded and largest dedicated property teams within any firm outside London, numbering over 100 specialists.

It is involved with all aspects of the construction and property industry and our work ranges from handling specific property and related transactions to advising on the property issues that arise in commercial transactions.  

Our property lawyers are particularly experienced in dealing with development and investment, planning, secured lending, landlord and tenant, agricultural and residential property matters.

Commercial real estate acquisitions are often dealt with in the broader context of major transactions such as company acquisitions or re-organisations. Our team works closely with the firm's specialist corporate team to ensure that our clients are given the best possible advice appropriate to each transaction.

We have extensive experience acting for all types of business occupiers. Whether you are a retailer undertaking a nationwide expansion plan, or a company occupier relocating to a City head office, our goal is to understand your business thoroughly, to get a grasp of your specific property requirements and to produce a tailored solution.

Our lawyers come from a range of backgrounds, including major City practices, other major national and regional firms, industry and local government and include individuals with construction, planning and commercial expertise. The depth and range of expertise means the team can work together in major and complex transactions on cost effective terms, providing our clients with true value for money. 

Top Ranked Chambers UK 2017  Top Tier Legal 500 2016

I have been impressed by their technical expertise and ability to identify the issues. They also have a very nice commercial way of looking at things, and have been responsive as well. An all-round good experience dealing with Birketts, I would recommend them.

Chambers UK 2017