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Birketts LLP

PROVIDENCE HOUSE, 141-145 PRINCES STREET, IPSWICH, IP1 1QJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01473 232300
Fax:
Fax 01473 230524
DX:
3206 IPSWICH
Email:
Web:
www.birketts.co.uk

James Austin

Tel:
Work 01473 406212
Email:
Web:
www.birketts.co.uk
Birketts LLP

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial

Position

Senior Partner

Career

James joined Birketts in 1989. He is a partner and heads up our corporate and commercial team in Ipswich. He also leads the family owned business initiative across the firm as well as being involved in a number of other industry sectors.

James looks after the commercial interests of a wide range of businesses based all over East Anglia and beyond. This includes the drafting and negotiation of all types of commercial contracts as well as transactional work. Amongst other things James has been responsible for developing Birketts' trade mark practice and advises clients on all aspects of brand exploitation and protection.

Education

Prior to training as a solicitor, James obtained a degree in civil engineering.


East Anglia: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Ipswich

Within: Leading individuals

James Austin - Birketts LLP

Within: Corporate and commercial: Ipswich

Birketts LLP has by far the largest corporate and commercial practice in Suffolk and the team in Ipswich works as part of a single practice across the firm's four offices. Clients praise the 'speed of response, the personal engagement and the understanding of clients' business. from a commercially-minded team'. Senior partner James Austin and corporate finance expert Mark Henry are leading lights in the market. The practice's client base comprises a local businesses and national enterprises covering all sectors in a broad array of industry sectors.

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