Nick Burt > Birketts LLP > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile

Birketts LLP

Work Department

Banking and finance




Nick joined Birketts in 2006 and is a Partner in our Corporate Team. He qualified as a Solicitor in September 2006.

Nick deals with a wide range of transactions with a particular focus on corporate finance and advises on acquisitions and disposals, including international transactions. He has also acted for a number of private equity and venture capital clients on their investments and has acted for portfolio companies. Nick has experience advising on banking transactions, group reorganisations and corporate governance matters as well as commercial arrangements, such as software development, licensing and outsourcing.


Nick graduated from the University of Durham with a Masters degree in Engineering and had a spell in industry working for part of the BAE Systems group before he trained as a lawyer.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Cambridge

(Rising stars)

Nick BurtBirketts LLP

The team at Birketts LLP is noted as being ‘responsive and willing to find practical and commercial solutions’ to clients’ issues. The firm is a regional powerhouse but also handles a growing stream of cross-border transactional matters. Practice head James Allen provides ‘measured, pragmatic and commercial advice’ and notably recently assisted Greene King Limited with the acquisition of smokehouse restaurant group Hickory’s. ‘Approachable and easy to work with‘ early-stage funding expert Quentin Golder, private equity specialist Adrian Seagers and experienced ICT partner Andrew Priest also play pivotal roles in the practice, as does Nick Burt, who was promoted to partner in June 2022.