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Bury St Edmunds property practice to join Birketts

Bury St Edmunds property practice to join Birketts

Birketts has announced that it is set to join forces with Charles Fraser & Co, a niche property practice based in Bury St Edmunds, on 6 December 2021.

Originally founded by Charles Fraser in 1998, Charles Fraser & Co has built a highly-regarded residential and commercial property offering.

The proposed deal will see Charles Fraser, Mark Beaton and Graham Woodhouse plus six support staff join Birketts.

Jonathan Agar, CEO, said of the union: “We are delighted to announce this merger. Charles Fraser have developed a very well-established client base over many years and this is a wonderful opportunity for Birketts to add quality resource to a very busy team. The specialist services provided by Charles, Mark and Graham complement our existing offering very well and we look forward to being able to provide our full range of skills in the years to come.”

James Austin, Senior Partner added: “I have known Charles personally for many years. Like Birketts, Charles Fraser & Co is renowned for putting their clients at the heart of everything they do. When the opportunity to join forces came about it was simply too good to ignore.”

Charles Fraser, founding Partner at Charles Fraser & Co concluded: “Our focus has always been on our clients. Following the merger with Birketts, I am confident that our clients will continue to be the biggest beneficiaries and we very much look forwards to joining up with our new colleagues at Birketts.”

Article by Suffolk Chamber