Quick facts

About Birkett Long

Birkett Long is a leading solicitors firm in Essex with additional independent professional services businesses. The firm is committed to its people, their careers and aspirations. Birkett Long have a team of specialist lawyers and financial advisers who offer their clients the full range of legal and independent financial advice, whether it's in business or at home.

The firm is forward thinking and dynamic with a focus on it's people. They invest heavily in the development of employees and will support career progression and aspirations. Throughout the firm you will find examples of employees who have progressed on the career ladder.

Investing in their team and enabling them to meet their personal career ambitions ensures engagement and commitment from the individual and the best service for their clients.

Birkett Long has an active 'events & fundraising' committee which arranges regular social activities for employees and their families and coordinates fundraising for the employee-nominated charity of the year. Social events include quizzes, trips and shows; fundraising activities range from cake sales and monthly dress down Friday, to book sales and Christmas jumper day.

All employees are trained on 'Stress at work', providing them with the tools they need to identify it in themselves and colleagues and how to deal with it. They provide practical tools for individuals to use and guidance notes on how to alleviate stress. They have an open door culture and encourage everyone to openly discuss workplace stress and pressure.


What is it like to work for Birkett Long

Leadership
Leadership
Whenever there is a new starter within the Firm, the Managing Partner will always ensure they meet and greet them personally on the morning of their first day. The Managing Partner also regularly updates the Firm by email with any important information.

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Birkett Long acknowledge that each employee may have their own preferred manner in how they wish to develop. They encourage employees to liaise with their Team Leader and Learning and Development Manager to discuss their development. They have learning pathways for all employees covering their development, commencing with the induction process, and are built into a mixture of core and flexible learning modules.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Birkett Long have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders within the Firm who will assist colleagues who are experiencing stress, and any other mental health related issues.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees have more than 5 years' service

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    12%

  • Staff:

    167

  • Male : Female:

    21% / 79%

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Average Age:

    41

  • Earning £35,000+:

    46%

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