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Welcome to Burnetts Solicitors

Burnetts Solicitors is one of the largest law firms in Northern England with offices in Carlisle, Penrith, West Cumbria and Newcastle, 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 and Newcastle guarantee expert advice, tempered by good measures of Cumbrian nous and Geordie humour.

Solicitors for Business and the Public Sector

Our legal services for business and the public sector include advice from nationally recognised solictors on: commercial property, construction and procurement , planning law, employment law & HR, dispute resolution, landlord and tenant, debt recovery and company commercial issues. Burnetts Solicitors has a particular specialism in education law. 

Private Client Lawyers 

For private clients, our accredited teams of lawyers provide advice on: family law issues like relationships and children; will writing and trust creation; buying and selling houses and dispute resolution. 

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

Agricultural law is another area of expertise: Burnetts has a team of expert solicitors who help farmers and other landowners with buying and selling farms, partnership issues and mines and minerals issues. 

Accredited Solictors in Carlisle, Penrith, West Cumbria and Newcastle 

Burnetts is accredited by the Law Society for the quality of our advice and service in conveyancing, medical negligence, personal injury, children law and wills and inheritance. You can see a fulll list of our accreditations here.  Burnetts' solcitors have also been recognised by prestigious national guides to the legal profession such as Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. 

Whether you’re setting up a company, breaking up from a relationship, managing a poor performer 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.

Recognised by Chambers & Partners  Ranked by Legal 500

For directions to our offices in Carlisle, Penrith, West Cumbria and Newcastle, visit Our Locations