Birketts’ Vineyards, Viticulture and
Wineries Team comprises nine lawyers
operating from our offices in the East
of England, the South East and London,
and is one of the UK’s only legal teams
dedicated to wine production.
Our team brings together lawyers with a wide range professional and life experience, including lawyers from farming backgrounds, those with experience in commercial development, residential transactions, mines and minerals and agricultural tenancy disputes.
The team also includes lawyers who specialise in employment, immigration, corporate, health and safety and licensing and natural capital.
Our breadth of experience enables us to understand your business better and the challenges and opportunities you face day to day.
- Purchases and dispositions of land, vineyards and wineries
- Leases and tenancies of land and buildings
- Intellectual Property
- Employment and service contracts
- Commercial contracts
- Business structures including joint venture / collaborative agreements
- Banking and finance
- Planning issues and natural capital
- Diversification issues
- Succession planning
- Tax advice
- Wills, trust planning and management and probate matters
The team at Birketts have a key strength of having the vast depth of knowledge and diversity within the business whilst still being able to give the core value of the personal touch to all clients. Birketts have outclassed other firms in their want to add value to the situations they are involved in and procure the best results for their clients.
Legal 500 [UK 2024]