Birketts

Paul Andrews

Family Business United is delighted to welcome Birketts as regional partners.

Birketts is a full service, UK top 50 law firm. With a rich heritage spanning over 150 years, the firm has over 900 staff working from offices across East Anglia and London.

Large enough to provide specialist expertise, but with a personal and tailored service, Birketts has an unrivalled reputation for providing high quality legal and client services.

Find out more by visiting the Birketts website here.

Here are their latest insights and family business activities:

Birketts Advises Family Firm On Sale Of Their Tyre Business

Birketts has advised nationwide tyre recycling firm, Murfitts Group (Murfitts), on their sale to European Tyre Enterprise Ltd (ETEL), owners of the Kwik Fit retail chain. The value of the deal is undisclosed. Murfitts are one of the leading businesses producing rubber granulate products, processing and repurposing more than 20m…

Carbon Offsetting – An Important Tool That Needs Some Sharpening?

The Cambridge English Dictionary defines ‘Carbon Offsetting’ as “the activity of trying to stop the damage caused by activities that produce carbon by doing other things to reduce it, such as planting trees.”  A simple enough concept, but one that in practice seems to divide opinions in the way that it…

A Challenging Landscape Remains For Manufacturers

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the positive economic headlines in recent weeks has been the timely upswing in demand and productivity for the manufacturing sector. News stories such as the beginning of construction of a new factory in the USA for exercise equipment manufacturer Peloton, or…

Redundancy During Furlough Leave

The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) starts winding down with effect from 1 August when employers have to make an increasing contribution towards furloughed employees’ pay until th… This content is available to FBU members and Digital Subscribers only.  If you are a member or a subscriber simply Login…

Tercentenarian Triumphs In East & East Anglia Award

Stephen Walters took the East & East Anglia title at the Family Business of the Year Awards (‘FBOTY’) organised by Family Business United (‘FBU’) ad sponsored by Birketts LLP. FBU celebrates family owned businesses across the UK, recognising the contribution they make in terms of employment, income generation and wealth…

Family Owned Firm Takes On Employee Ownership

Birketts has advised McGee Trustee Limited in respect of the sale of 100 per cent of the McGee Group into an employee ownership trust (EOT) for the sole benefit of approximately 375 McGee Group employees. A family owned business by origin, McGee which has traded for more than 60 years…