We have one of the best regarded and largest dedicated property teams within the country, 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. 


We produce a variety of newsletters covering changes in legislation, topical news and issues affecting our clients. You can download the latest issue of Room with a View, our newsletter aimed at professionals within the property industry, from our newsletter page. If you would like to automatically receive future issues please register your details.

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It is a local firm with the big firm clout. They have specialists covering all the major disciplines and you get consistent, high-quality advice across the board. Birketts’ billing is fair and the service represents excellent value for money.

Legal 500 [UK 2022]