Mark Gipson > Birketts LLP > Ipswich, England > Lawyer Profile

Birketts LLP
Providence House
141-145 Princes Street

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial, IT and Telecoms




Mark joined Birketts in 1995. He is a Partner in our Corporate Team.

Mark is a corporate lawyer with wide ranging expertise in non-contentious corporate and commercial matters including IT and computer contracts, data protection and freedom of information. He advises GP practices and other professional practices on partnership matters, he also has expertise in drafting and negotiating agency and distribution agreements. He also acts for many of the firm’s major business clients on company commercial matters and transactional work.


He is a director of Foundation East, a non-profit organisation operating across the East of England, which lends money to businesses and individuals for community benefit


Mark graduated from Oxford University and qualified in 1997 after training with Birketts..

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in East Anglia

Birketts LLP has a six-partner corporate and commercial practice in its Ipswich office, making it the largest team in Suffolk. ‘The advice is good at the level we need and is adapted to clients’ needs‘, remarks one client. The firm acts for a diverse mix of local businesses and national organisations across a wide range of sectors, among them leisure, manufacturing, insurance, pharmaceuticals and construction. Corporate finance, M&A and private equity partner Alexandra Nelson leads the practice. Senior partner James Austin handles commercial contracts and transactional work. Mark Gipson is ‘always available and goes that extra mile‘. Finance specialist Andrew Tubb is ‘highly professional, dedicated and takes the right approach to get deals done‘. Employee incentives partner Lisa Hayward and senior associate Emma Bysouth are also recommended.