Sophia Key

Sophia Key


Sophia leads the Natural Capital Sector at Birketts LLP which incorporates biodiversity, re-wilding, water quality (including nutrient neutrality) and carbon capture. Birketts LLP are at the forefront of advising landowners, local authorities and developers in all elements of Natural Capital and nature based solutions. Birketts LLP have assisted several farm clusters in creating vehicles suitable for Landscape Recovery pilot projects as well as those clusters looking out to the private funded marketplace. In addition, Birketts LLP have helped local planning authorities and associated bodies create centralised solutions for Biodiversity Net Gain and Nutrient Neutrality. Birketts LLP have dedicated experts in all elements of planning & environment, agriculture, landed estates, property, tax and commercial contracts enabling them to give a full service offering to clients looking to enter the Natural Capital marketplace.

Environmental Markets in Practice

Soil Tent

• What are the opportunities for farmers within environmental markets? And are they right for you? • What does the journey to selling ecosystem services, such as carbon credits, look like for different farmers and where should you begin? • What tools and resources can help you on your journey?