Welcome to Ipswich

Welcome to Ipswich branch on Interact. We are a well-established regional property networking group with members including clients, contractors and property professionals. We meet at least four times a year with guests to make introductions and share knowledge and opportunities. For more information, please contact the current Branch Chair, details below.

Branch Chair

Andrew Rush

Partner

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Andrew Specialises in all aspects of construction law. He began his career as a Chartered Civil Engineer and member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Having re-trained with a leading international legal practice and obtaining a masters degree in Construction Law and Arbitration from Kings College Andrew joined Birketts in 2005. He is a Partner and Head of the Construction and Engineering team.

Andrew is listed as a leading Individual by Legal 500 (UK 2020) clients have made note that Andrew has “a no-nonsense approach and is very well liked”. Andrew is ranked in band 1 by Chambers (UK 2019).”

Ipswich Members

Andrew Fleming

Breheny

Commercial Director

Civil Contractor

Andrew Rush

Birketts LLP

Partner

Lawyer

Bob Steward

Barnes Construction Barnes

Managing Director

Conractor

Colin Clements

Bower Fuller

Director

Mechanical & Electrical Contractor

Craig Western

Wincer Kievenaar Architects Limited

Partner

Architect

Eric Benton

John Slater & Haward

Managing Director

Mechanical & Electrical Contractor

Graham Lambert

KLH Architects

Partner

Architect

James Wilson

R G Carter

Regional Director

Conractor

John Button

Julian Harvey

Gill Associates

Director

Quantity Surveyor

Kevin De’ath

Castons

Director

Quantity Surveyor

Leon Beards

Churchmanor Estates Co PLC

General Manager

Developer

Nick Denny

East of England Co-op

Head of Estates

Developer

Paul Davis

J P Chick & Partners Limited

Director

Structurtal Engineer

Paul Weston

Paul Weston Architects

Director

Architect

Peter Blake

Prettys Solicitors

Partner

Lawyer

Peter Harrup

BDO

Partner

Accountant

Steve Oliver

MLM Group

Chairman

Structural Engineers

Vanessa Penn

Penn Commercial

Director

Agent