Burnetts Solicitors

Burnetts is one of the largest law firms in Northern England, but our growth is not just down to our nationally recognised legal expertise.

Our real strength is in our approachable and accessible lawyers who are genuinely committed to looking after your interests, be they professional or personal. What’s more, our twin centres in Carlisle, Cumbria and Newcastle guarantee expert advice, tempered by good measures of Cumbrian nous and Geordie humour.

Whether you’re setting up a company, breaking up from a relationship, dismissing an employee or buying a new home, our solicitors will be beside you until the job is done because for us, it’s not just business, it’s personal.

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One of the region’s largest law firms, the enduring success of Burnetts Solicitors in Carlisle, Cumbria & Newcastle has been built not just on our outstanding legal expertise.

Our strong commitment to involve our best people in the day to day matters of clients means that commercial clients have unobstructed contact with our top solicitors. Together with our down-to-earth approach and straightforward attitude, it is our accessibility that clients most value.

Burnetts Solicitors is more than 100 years old. As we have grown, so our services have evolved. This steady development in our breadth and depth of expertise has been to the benefit of all clients. We now offer a comprehensive legal service for industry, in Cumbria and beyond, which includes advice on commercial propertyconstruction and procurement employment law,dispute resolutionlandlord and tenant (buy to let), debt recovery and company commercial issues.


The firm’s business law team has a nationally recognised specialism in the public sector including educationlocal authorities and housing associations.

Burnetts Solicitors in Carlisle, Newcastle & West Cumbria offers legal advice for individuals (private clients) as well as businesses.

In a recent survey, our private clients said what they liked best about Burnetts was our approachability and friendliness and as well as efficiency – our solicitors have a genuine commitment to providing the best quality service and advice to clients.

Services for private clients include legal advice on: family matters like relationships and childreninheritance planning with will writing and trust creation; buying and selling houses through our conveyancing department and dispute resolution.

Burnetts also has a specialist medical law team, advising nationwide on cases of clinical negligence and a personal Injury department with a particular expertise in compensation claims for catastrophic head injuries.

Burnetts’ in-house financial adviser helps clients with their financial planning.

If you are unsure which department or lawyer can best help you, please do ring us on 01228 552222 or email us at info@burnetts.co.uk.

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To contact Burnetts, please complete the enquiry form. Your details will be passed to the relevent team and a solicitor will be in contact within 2 working days.

Alternatively, please feel free to call us on 01228 552222. Consultations either at your home, or our offices are available by appointment.

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