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 Solicitors 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
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
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Chambers & Partners 2020
Burnetts has consolidated its position as Cumbria's leading law firm.
Burnetts continues to be Cumbria's most recommended law firm.
New charity partnership for Burnetts
Burnetts announces new charity partnership with Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice.
Employment Appeal Tribunal
When finding contributory fault, is the Employment Tribunal required to identify the individual aspects of conduct which it considers contributed…
Medical negligence arising from Accident and Emergency treatment
Can an injunction be granted to prevent strike action if the trade union interfered with the ballot?
Yes, decided the Court of Appeal (CA) in Royal Mail Group Limited v Communication Workers Union.
Continued Expansion for Burnetts' Agribusiness Team
Gotta have a reason – what is constructive dismissal and how do you defend a claim?
An employee who resigns will not normally have a claim for dismissal, as it was not the employer who terminated…
Can inappropriate comments made without intention to offend be considered sexual harassment?
Yes, decided the Employment Tribunal (ET) in Prewett v Green King Services Limited.
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 Solicitors.
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
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