Katherine Herbert > Birketts LLP > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile

Birketts LLP
22 STATION ROAD
CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE
CB1 2JD
England

Work Department

Commercial Litigation, Education

Position

Partner

Career

Kath joined Birketts in January 2010. She is a Partner and leads our Commercial Property Team in our Cambridge office.

Kath has over 30 years’ experience acting for landowners and developers in connection with high profile and complex strategic land projects including site assembly, joint ventures, options and promotion agreements, collaboration agreements, structures for mitigating tax on equalisation and associated planning and infrastructure agreements. She is currently advising in connection with the development of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, a major development for the Southern Fringe of Cambridge.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Real estate > Commercial property: Cambridge

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Katherine Herbert



Birketts LLP

The commercial property practice of Birketts LLP in Cambridge climbs the ranking this year. It handles the full range of work but has a key focus on strategic land development, for which lead partner Katherine Herbert has a national reputation, as well as real estate investment for property funds and high-net-worth individuals. Herbert and senior associate Claudia Haisman-Green handle major strategic land schemes for landowners all over the UK. Partner Gavin Acheson and newly hired senior associate Gemma Goddard from Slaughter and May deal with real estate investment work Senior associate Deborah Marshall focuses on residential and commercial development matters.

East Anglia > Public sector > Education

Birketts LLP has a multi-disciplinary practice that works in every part of the education sector including pre-schools and nurseries, preparatory and independent schools, academies and academy trusts, and FE and HE colleges. Employment partner Abigail Trencher leads the practice and calls on specialists in construction, planning, property, commercial law, litigation, student issues, charities and governance. Other key lawyers include Katherine Herbert for strategic land transactions, charities specialist Erika Clarke and employment partners Catherine Johnson and Matthew Newnham. Senior associate Liz Brownsell  leads the academies group.