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

Birketts LLP

Work Department

Banking and finance


Legal Director


Nick joined Birketts in 2006 and is a Legal Director in our Corporate Team.

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

Birketts LLP ‘represents the best of what you can get in London, but represented in the Eastern region‘ and one client remarks that it has ‘a great team of highly professional and experienced lawyers which has resulted in them establishing one of the best market profiles in the region‘. Cambridge is a key hub for the cross-office corporate practice, which handles regional, national and, increasingly, international transactions. The ‘experienced, commercial and brightJames Allen is the lead partner in Cambridge, where early-stage funding expert Quentin Golder, private equity specialist Adrian Seagers and experienced ICT partner Andrew Priest are key practitioners. Legal director Nick Burt also plays a pivotal role in high-value corporate transactions. He advised SDI Group plc on its £4.9m acquisition of Scientific Vacuum Systems.