Christopher Utton

Christopher Utton

Trainee Solicitor
  • Experience
    • Chris originally joined Birketts in July 2014 as a Paralegal in our Commercial Property Team and is now a Trainee Solicitor in our Ipswich office.

      Chris undertook a split seat for his first training seat, working within the Corporate and Corporate Tax Teams. Currently, he is in the Shipping and Logistics Team for his second seat.

      Chris studied the Graduate Diploma of Law at the University of East Anglia following work experience in both City and regional law firms. He went on to study the LPC at BPP Cambridge. During his employment as a Paralegal in our Ipswich office, Chris assisted with a range of property matters including property transactions relating to gas and electricity infrastructure for specific development sites across the country.

  • More information
    • Prior to undertaking a legal career, Chris studied for his undergraduate degree in geography at University College London and then lived in South Korea for four years working as a teacher in both public and international schools. He also completed a Masters in International Studies and Diplomacy from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London graduating with a distinction.