Abi Birchall Senior Associate

Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2018 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  Birmingham

Abi Birchall

Abi is a senior associate in the Commercial, Development and Investment department at Gowling WLG and has developed wide-ranging legal experience having trained in planning, property litigation, commercial real estate and corporate teams.

Abi has over two years' experience in the Real Estate sector and advises a variety of UK and US based clients, including property developers, institutional property funds, landlords and tenants on all aspects of real estate including sales and acquisitions, leasing and asset management, mixed use developments and refinancing.

Her experience of dealing and supporting on a broad range of investment and development assets ensures that transactions are completed efficiently with her client's commercial goals and needs at the forefront of every deal.


Working as part of a team on the market-leading acquisition of a £4.7 billion student accommodation portfolio. The sheer size and timescales of the project made it stand out. We adopted an innovative focused sampling approach, allowing the client to focus on the key issues and prioritise based on their importance to the transaction.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2022

    • Career
      July 2022
      Gowling WLG (UK), Senior Associate
  • 2019

    • Career
      July 2019
      Gowling WLG (UK), Associate
  • 2018

    • Career
      September 2018
      The Wilkes Partnership LLP, Associate
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 2016

    • Education
      September 2016
      The Wilkes Partnership LLP, Trainee
    • Education
      University of Law, LLB (Hons) Law
    • Education
      University of Law, LPC
  • 2013

    • Education
      University of Nottingham, BA (Hons) Social Policy and Administration
    • Education
      University of Law, GDL