Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Guy read law at the University of Leeds graduating with an LLB (Hons) Degree in 1991. He joined Foster Baxter Cooksey Solicitors as a Trainee Solicitor and qualified as a Solicitor in the Commercial Litigation Department in 1995.
From 1998 to 2000 Guy worked on secondment at a major bank supervising and overseeing its in-house legal team. Following Guy's return to the Firm, he was made Partner in 2000 and became Head of the Firm's Commercial Litigation Department in 2002.
Guy deals with a full and varied caseload involving general commercial litigation, Companies Act litigation and shareholder/partnership disputes, intellectual property litigation, insolvency related litigation and construction and building dispute work. Guy acts for a variety of clients from individuals and small owner managed businesses through to FTSE 200 listed companies.
Trainee solicitor then qualified solicitor
Legal recoveries department
Schooled locally, Guy Birkett read Law at Leeds University and following graduation joined fbc Solicitors as a trainee in 1993 being retained by them on qualification in 1995.
1989 - 1991
Law, LLB (Hons)
"Department leader Guy Birkett ‘has excellent commercial sense and is utterly reliable."
"Calm and sensible with sound judgement"
"Excellent, calm and unflappable as a character."
"tactically astute" and "highly recommended"
Acted successfully on a £2.5 million shareholder dispute