Birkett Long

Birkett Long solicitors are redefining what it means to be a lawyer. Based in Essex, with offices in Chelmsford, Basildon and Colchester, Birkett Long is focused on people – our clients, our employees, our business partners and those in our local communities.

11 Apr, 2024  
We have a vacancy for a Paralegal to join our specialist Court of Protection and Inheritance Disputes Team in our Colchester office. The Department You will join a niche and highly regarded team who provides specialist advice and guides our clients through Wills, Trust and Inheritance disputes as well as disputes arising in the Court of Protection. The team also deal with routine applications for the appointment of deputies in the Court of Protection.   The Role This position is full time and based in our Colchester office and, subject to work commitments, there will be the possibility for some working from home, if desired, in line with the Firm’s working from home guidelines. The role will involve assisting the Partner and Solicitors in the Team with general fee earning and administration duties. You will assist with Contested Probate matters, including helping with all aspects in the preparation of cases before court proceedings are issued and once in the court...
Birkett Long Hybrid (Colchester, UK) Full time
08 Apr, 2024  
The Role We have an exciting new role for a pragmatic and driven Trade Mark Attorney. The candidate will form a part of the Intellectual Property team which is based in both the Colchester and Chelmsford offices. There will be the opportunity for some working from home, if desired, in line with the Firm’s working from home guidelines. This role could be full time or part time. This is a rare opportunity to be a key part of a fast-growing Legal 500 Intellectual Property team within an award winning law firm.  The Candidate You will be a finals standard or fully qualified Trade Mark Attorney with ambition and commercial acumen. The role will involve providing practical advice to a broad portfolio of clients. You will be involved in trade mark drafting, filing, prosecuting, oppositions and cancellations, advising stakeholders on IP strategy as well as the drafting of key agreements and assisting with queries from the wider legal team and business. A passion for...
Birkett Long Hybrid (Colchester, UK) Full time
28 Mar, 2024  
We have a full time vacancy for an experienced 3 – 5  years PQE Solicitor to join our highly regarded Commercial and Corporate Finance Business team. The position is based in our Chelmsford office and, subject to work commitments, there will be the opportunity for some working from home, if desired, in line with the Firm’s working from home guidelines. You will be part of our multidisciplinary Business Team and demonstrate an aptitude for corporate commercial work.  You should have experience of handling transactions, advising on corporate structures, drafting commercial contracts, shareholder agreements and terms of business.  Ideally you will have experience in or an interest in developing a specialism within the Corporate Commercial arena. The team currently advises a wide range of charities, clubs and not for profit organisations, has a strong presence in the health care sector and is developing a technology and IT offering.  An interest in one of these sectors or another...
Birkett Long Hybrid (Chelmsford, UK) Full time
20 Mar, 2024  
The Firm Based in Essex, with offices in Chelmsford, Basildon, London and Colchester, Birkett Long focuses on people – our clients, our employees, our business partners and those in our local communities. We are a modern thinking Legal 500 law firm and this is an ideal opportunity to join a successful and thriving practice. The Role We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic applicant, with a good standard of education, to join the Team as a trainee.  The applicant will be given training and support to learn how to deliver proactive, secretarial and centralised services support to our Fee Earning teams.   This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who is keen to learn new skills and develop a career within the legal industry. You will be working in a demanding environment and will need to demonstrate that you are highly motivated, committed and organised.  In return extensive training will be provided.  The position is full-time and will be...
Birkett Long Colchester, UK Full time
19 Mar, 2024  
We are a modern thinking Legal 500 law firm with the Agricultural Team sitting currently at Tier 2 in the South East Region and this is an ideal opportunity to join a successful and thriving practice.  The Department Our Agriculture & Estates Team understands farming from a personal and professional perspective, taking into account that farming is more than a business, but often a whole generational way of life. We listen to the needs of each farming family and often work with them generation after generation to ensure that we can tailor advice to meet their, and their successors, wishes and aspirations. The Agriculture & Estates Team offers a wide range of advice including: will provisions complex tax planning development advice succession advice option agreements and promotion agreements overage agreements partnership agreements land transactional work and advice advice on easements, licenses, fishing rights, shooting rights etc AHA tenancy...
Birkett Long Hybrid (Chelmsford, UK) Part time
15 Nov, 2023  
We have a vacancy for a 2 - 7 year PQE Dispute Resolution Solicitor, who ideally has experience of dealing with contentious property work, to join our highly regarded Dispute Resolution Team.  The position is full-time and based in our Basildon or Chelmsford office and, subject to work commitments, there will be the opportunity for some working from home, if desired, in line with the Firm’s working from home guidelines. The Team You will join the highly driven Dispute Resolution Team which advises on all types of professional and commercial disputes as well as private client matters, providing practical advice to companies and individuals on the best way forward when trying to resolve disputes. You will be advising on varied commercial disputes involving property, contracts, negligence, shareholders, insolvency, partners and directors.   The Candidate The successful candidate will have proven experience in handling a mixed caseload of commercial and private client dispute...
Birkett Long Hybrid Full time
02 Jun, 2023  
A great opportunity to join our Commercial and Corporate Finance Team in a “Regional Heavyweight” ranked Legal 500 firm recognised as having the strongest law firm profile in Essex. The Firm Birkett Long is an exciting place to work, with the firm taking strides to grow its depth and reach. The firm is dedicated to training and developing our colleagues and is committed to providing outstanding client care, which is demonstrated by its enviable portfolio of business and personal clients. We now strive to grow our reach further and are looking for someone that can assist us to grow our London offering and provide additional depth to our Team’s experience, with the benefit of support from the existing Team. We are a member of Law South a group of 12 high profile firms based in London and the south of England, which collaborate on a wider variety of business and managerial development initiatives ensuring we continually improve our business practices and develop our existing...
Birkett Long Remote (London, UK) Full time