Grounded and committed lawyers for your business.
Advice from nationally recognised solicitors on: commercial property, construction and procurement, planning law, employment and HR, dispute resolution, landlord and tenant, debt recovery and company commercial issues. Burnetts has particular specialisms in education, charity, tourism, banking and property sectors.More on these services
Accessible and expert advice for individuals.
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.More on these services
"A team of excellent lawyers" - Legal 500
Burnetts' team of specialist dispute resolutions solicitors advise on a range of commercial and private disputes, including contract matters, shareholder/director issues, professional negligence, inheritance act claims, partnership disputes and education matters.More on these services
Medical Negligence & Serious Injury
"Real commitment to clients" - Legal 500
Burnetts' team of specialist solicitors advise on cases of clinical negligence and serious injury, with a particular expertise in compensation claims for catastrophic head injuries.More on these services
"Burnetts' specialist Agribusiness team provides specific farming knowledge and farming backgrounds" - Legal 500, 2020
Burnetts' specialist Agribusiness team represent a range of businesses from farmers to estate owners, tenant farmers and smallholders. We pride ourselves in cutting through the jargon and delivering a comprehensive, fast and agile service in order to achieve our clients' objectives.More on these services
"There is a sense of teamwork, quiet productivity and the absolute value of every person" - Legal 500, 2020
For advice on all aspects divorce and separation and the financial questions for married and unmarried couples, as well as advice about children’s cases, Burnetts has a team of experienced lawyers available to help you.More on these services
"One of the leading teams in Cumbria; a progressive go-ahead approach" - Legal 500, 2020
Burnetts Commercial Property team are experts in all aspects of commercial property transactions. We are particularly recognised for our expertise in portfolio management, the leisure and tourism sector, landlord and tenant work, commercial and residential development projects and SIPP/SASS property transactions.More on these services
Banking and Property Finance
"Truly a trusted partner"
Burnetts' team of specialist lawyers advise lenders and their customers on a wide range of facility agreements and different security packages including charges against commercial and residential properties and development sites.More on these services
Grounded and expert legal advice to individuals, businesses and the public sector.Meet the team
Get To Know Burnetts
A New Direction: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
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COVID-19 Business Grants in Cumbria: Important Updates from Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and latest from Carlisle City Council
It would be a tragedy if businesses were to miss out on these grants simply because they aren't aware that…
Coronavirus - A new package for the self-employed announced
The Chancellor has announced a welcome new self-employed support scheme which gives self-employed workers a taxable grant of up to…
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
Important Update for SMEs and businesses - practical advice on how to best prepare for a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBILS) application *SCHEME NOW LIVE*
The landscape is fast-changing, with the Government just announcing on Friday an extension of the interest-free period on this loan…
COVID-19 - We are open for business and ready to support you during this challenging time
With increasing uncertainty over the spread of coronavirus, we want to reassure you that we have the necessary measures in…
New Partner and Promotion Successes for Burnetts' Lawyers
Burnetts are delighted to announce the promotion of Spencer Knaggs to Partner and Head of the Medical Negligence and Serious…
Chambers & Partners 2020
Burnetts has consolidated its position as Cumbria's leading law firm.
Burnetts continues to be Cumbria's most recommended law firm.
Carlisle (Head Office)
Tel: 01228 552222
Fax: 01228 522399
DX 63005 CARLISLE
3a Lakeland Business Park
Tel: 01900 510366
Fax: 01900 823701
DX 324701 COCKERMOUTH 2
Tel: 01768 800855
Fax: 01768 895666
DX 63303 PENRITH
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tel: 0191 300 1833
Fax: 0191 285 2058
DX 61027 NEWCASTLE
I was a client of Melissa McManus and I have nothing but praise for her structured approach and dedication to the job... brilliant solicitor, excellent company, would highly recommend. To anyone looking for a good solicitor - I've used them for Commercial, Employment & Property and you can't go wrong with Burnetts.
Client of Melissa McManus Corporate
I will never be able to thank you enough for your hard work on the case. You have given me hope for the first time in a very, very long time and I am eternally grateful.
Client of Simon Mortimer Family
Thank you for all your work and your calm measured approach to dealing with us. Your support has been much appreciated.
Client of Kathryn Hill Residential Conveyancing
Thank you for all your help and expertise and for getting my husbands claim settled. I thank you so much you have been wonderful and so have all the lovely ladies in the office.
Client of Spencer Knaggs Medical Negligence
You have helped me now on 5 occasions. I want you to know that I am very satisfied with the service that you have provided EVERY time.
Rachael has a wonderful manner with clients and communicates clearly.
She has a depth of knowledge and frequently deals with very difficult cases - always with the back up of her excellent team.
Client of Rachael Stephenson Wills, Trusts and Probate
We would like to thank you for all your help with the purchase of land. We appreciate all your hard work that you have done to make it happen.
Client of Richard Miller Agribusiness
Thank you so much for all the professional help and emotional support you have given during this very stressful time and especially today going the extra mile. You can't imagine how much it has been appreciated by all the family - many thanks.
Client of Melanie Milne Employment and HR
I have never dealt with a Solicitor who has been so committed to a contract. Your dedication to the sale was over and above. You have been supportive and knowledgeable throughout. Thank you for your expertise.
Client of Sue Scott Commercial Property
Thank you for turning this transaction round so quickly, start to finish in four weeks! Minimal need for any intervention on my part and as always you are all a joy to work with.
Real Estate Relationship Manager Banking and Property Finance
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