• Experience
    • Adrian joined Birketts in 2006.  He is a partner in and heads our company commercial team in Norwich.

      Adrian is a corporate lawyer advising on corporate structures and company matters and information technology. He advises on both public and private take-overs, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations and buy-outs. Adrian has been involved in a number of IPOs and other securities issues for fully listed and AIM companies. He also acts on venture capital and business angel finance transactions. Before joining Birketts, he worked for two leading international law firms for a combined 17 years. 

      Adrian is based at our Norwich office.

  • More information
    • Adrian is a non-executive director of Bernard Matthews Group and a trustee of Bernard Matthews family trusts. He was recently voted 'Corporate Governance Lawyer of the Year 2014' by Finance Monthly.

      Adrian is recognised for his pragmatic approach and broad experience in structuring commercial arrangements.  

      Adrian is ranked in band 1 by Chambers [UK 2017].  He “is very strong on technical knowledge, is exceptional in his commercial awareness and effectiveness, and his client servicing is second to none.” 

      Previous editions note that Adrian is well regarded for his "good technical ability" by clients. He "wins effusive praise from clients for his commercial awareness" and he is described as "a terrific lawyer - client-focused, business-like and with a great understanding of the law." 

      Adrian is recommended by Legal 500 [UK 2016]. In a previous edition clients describe him as "quick and efficient". In an earlier edition clients say Adrian "brings Magic Circle experience to a regional firm – blessed with a good sense of humour, he is relentlessly focused on getting the best deal". 

        Recommended Legal 500 2016