Birkett Long’s Sian Taylor Joins Colbea Board of Directors

The Colchester Business Enterprise Agency has announced the appointment of Sian Taylor of Birkett Long to its Board of Directors.

Sian, who specialises in commercial property law and represents the commercial real estate team for Birkett Long’s Health & Social Care team, will not only represent Birkett Long but also add further expertise to the Colbea board which already encompasses a wealth of cross-sector experience from some of the area’s most community-conscious organisations.

Sian Taylor is a solicitor working for Birkett Long and specialising in commercial property law

Birkett Long, a long-term sponsor of Colbea, has long been dedicated to supporting local charities and organisations, and since 2002 has helped contribute in excess of £450,000 to various charitable causes. Sian is a keen supporter of local charity events herself, most recently including the Mersea Walk for Samaritans and the Nuclear Mud Race for St Luke’s Hospice.

Speaking about her new position, Sian says, “I am thrilled to become a member of the Colbea board and am really looking forward to using my knowledge and experience to add value to the company.”

Ashleigh Seymour-Rutherford, Colbea Chief Executive, says, “I am delighted to be able to welcome to the board somebody of Sian’s undoubted dedication and passion for local commerce, while also building on Colbea’s long connection with an important local organisation.”


About Birkett Long

Birkett Long Solicitors are redefining what it means to be a lawyer. Based in Essex, with offices in Chelmsford, Basildon and Colchester, Birkett Long is focused on people – clients, employees, business partners and those in their local communities. Birkett Long’s specialist lawyers work in dedicated teams to offer clients the full range of legal advice, whether it’s in business or at home.


Commercial Real Estate is a large team with significant experience in dealing with all aspects of commercial property. The individual members also have their own sector expertise, including environment & energy, health and social care, education and charity. The team has long standing relationships with clients and business partners, and provide a tailored service to each client. All advice is commercial and practical, offering positive solutions.