Greg Allan > Birketts LLP > Norwich, England > Lawyer Profile

Birketts LLP

Work Department

Corporate and commercial, banking and finance, Insolvency and corporate recovery




Greg joined Birketts in 2006 upon qualification. He is a partner in our corporate finance and banking and finance team.

Greg specialises in corporate finance, acquisition and secured finance as well as corporate business recovery work. He has been involved in numerous acquisitions, mergers, MBO’s and disposal acting for vendors, buyers and financial institutions. Greg has also worked on a wide variety of other corporate transactions, including joint ventures and non-contentious corporate insolvency matters, including administrations and pre-pack acquisitions.


Greg is a member of R3 – Association of Business Recovery Professionals.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Birketts LLP‘s insolvency team ‘provides comprehensive advice in complex cross-border insolvency litigation’ and clients note that the lawyers are ‘responsive, reliable and very effective’. The firm acts for leading insolvency practitioners on the scope of matters, among them RSM Recovery and Restructuring and Price Bailey. Practice head Laurence Weeks in Cambridge, who is a Fellow and Council member of R3 Association of Business Recovery Professionals, ‘has been in the industry for years and is very knowledgeable in all things insolvency-related’. Key partner Maria-Christina Peyman, along with Norwich-based non-contentious specialist Greg Allan and qualified barrister Andrew Kinnison, also play pivotal roles in the practice.

East Anglia > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Norwich

(Leading individuals)

Greg AllanBirketts LLP

The corporate and commercial practice at Birketts LLP is ‘practical, approachable, and strives to deliver the best commercial outcome’. The firm has an an outstanding reputation for corporate and transactional work in the Norwich market, but its lawyers handle matters across the region and nationally. Adrian Possener, who handles transactional matters for public companies, and the ‘very friendly, competent‘ Ed Savory, who acts for regional SMEs and leads the firm’s food sector work, are the lead partners. Corporate finance specialist Greg Allan and technology expert Paul Palik are also pivotal to the practice.