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Bartons Solicitors wins major National Legal Award

Bartons Solicitors’ Marine department has been awarded the prestigious Firm of the Year (Regional) in transport by the Legal 500. The award citation states ‘Bartons is praised not only for its excellence in law, but for its impressive knowledge of the practicalities of the area’. The shortlisted firms for this important award included some of […]

Buying goods? Know your consumer rights

The Consumer Rights Act came into force on 1 October 2015 and provides that all goods purchased from a business by a consumer must be of satisfactory quality, fit for the purpose provided and in line with its description. Your rights under the Act are against the retailer you purchased the goods from. The Act […]


When couples separate, probably one of the last things they want to think about is Stamp Duty. Many people remain entirely unaware how, since April 2016, the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) can affect couples who are married or in a civil partnership. It is particularly relevant for those couples who separate and where one […]