Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Law Firm
  • Year established:
    1995
  • Website:
    http://www.birkettlong.co.uk
  • Contact
    • 1 Amphora Place, Sheepen Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3WG

About Birkett Long LLP

Birkett Long are a law firm that is based in Essex and also has offices in Chelmsford, Basildon and Colchester. They offer clients a full range of legal advice, in business or at home.

Their services include resolving disputes, claiming for accidents or negligence, sorting out financial problems, and planning ahead with regard to making a will and financial affairs.

Their core principles include: treating people fairly, with respect and dignity, and to require the same; demonstrating honesty and integrity in the work they do and the relationships they have; and valuing, appreciating and recognising the work and effort of others.

In 2017, in keeping with their dedication to improving employee wellbeing, they produced an internal newsletter for staff promoting walking at lunchtime and, in it, suggested various walks staff could undertake during their lunch break. This provided them with information on the number of steps and approximate length of time it would take to complete each walk.


What is it like to work for Birkett Long LLP

Leadership
Leadership
The managing partner sits within the open plan office and is seated within a team, visible to all staff, and meets new starters personally. He treats all staff equally and ensures that this is distilled through his senior management team.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Birkett Long recognise that each employee may have a preferred manner in which they would like to develop. This may be by attending courses, writing articles, working within different teams to develop knowledge or researching. They are, therefore, non-prescriptive in their approach to employee development.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
The firm has an open culture and encourages employees to talk openly about stresses or personal issues in the knowledge that they will be supported, whether their problems are work-related or not. The training provided to managers on staff wellbeing also includes a checklist for indicators of stress.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    13%

  • Staff:

    165

  • Male : Female:

    22% / 78%

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Average Age:

    41

  • Earning £35,000+:

    41%

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