The latest news stories from Burnetts.
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Top Team Award for Burnetts
Burnetts’ Medical Negligence and Serious Injury (MNSI) team has won a “Team of the Year” award at the 2018 Northern Law Awards.
Published Monday 25th June 2018
Breast screening failings a “national scandal”
A medical negligence lawyer from Burnetts has described the government’s breast screening failures as “a national scandal”.
Published Thursday 3rd May 2018
Record breaking damages secured for disabled children
The medical negligence team at Burnetts has secured more than £34 million for children who suffered catastrophic brain injuries at birth. The damages payments will help to provide specialist care…
Published Wednesday 21st February 2018
Maternity Mistakes - Burnetts comments
Burnetts' Head of Medical Negligence and Serious Injury comments on the BBC’s story of mistakes and deaths in maternity services.
Published Thursday 21st December 2017
Lawyers turn £500 into £21,000 for NE Charity
Burnetts' Newcastle team has transformed £500 into £21,275 as part of a fundraising challenge set by the North East charity The Percy Hedley Foundation.
Published Tuesday 1st August 2017
Cumberland Show Highlights 2017
The best pictures from the 2017 Cumberland Show...
Published Monday 3rd July 2017
A good man to have on your side
Just a year after qualifying, a young solicitor is bringing his experience of working with a North East medical charity to his new role at Burnetts.
Published Friday 24th March 2017
Free Legal Advice for Cumbria’s Flood Victims
Burnetts is to give free legal advice to Cumbrian businesses and individuals following the devastation wreaked by Storm Desmond.
Published Tuesday 8th December 2015
National ranking for Burnetts’ education lawyers
Burnetts is one of just 22 firms in the UK to be recommended for its expertise in advising higher and further education institutions in the latest edition of Chambers and…
Published Tuesday 4th November 2014
New Leadership for Enduring Partnership
Burnetts has elected a new Management Team to lead it into the future. The 120 year old Cumbrian partnership has chosen three new faces for their Management Team including a new Managing Partner…
Published Friday 11th April 2014
“Exemplary” Burnetts tops Cumbrian rankings
A prestigious national guide to law firms has heaped praise on Cumbria firm Burnetts, describing the practice as “excellent on all fronts” and “outstandingly good all round”.
Published Thursday 26th September 2013