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Bartons Solicitors - Lexis Nexis Winners 2020

Bartons Solicitors, a regional firm, has won a prestigious national award for legal services.   The Lexis Nexis Legal Awards, formerly known as the Halsbury Legal Awards, were launched nationally in 2013 to recognise and celebrate…

Spot the Difference!

The titles ‘executor’ and ‘attorney’ are often used interchangeably but, although their roles are similar, they have very different responsibilities. An attorney is a person who has been appointed under a Lasting Power of Attorney…

Beating The System - Fines and the Fishing Industry

Inshore Fisheries Conservation Authority (IFCAs) prosecution fines are unlimited. The Fishing industry is seeing higher and higher fines from the Courts year on year. BREXIT may herald greater resources and funding for fisheries enforcement…

Personal Injury At Sea

The sea is a hazardous environment and, despite improvements in safety and regulation, it is a sad fact that accidents will still happen.  For people who have been unfortunate enough to have been injured at sea, a claim for compensation is…

Bartons Provide Free Wills To Support South Hams' Citizens Advice Bureau

Bartons Solicitors has a long history of supporting the local community and local charities. The Private Client department was proud to play their part by participating in a charity Wills week for the benefit of the South Hams Citizens Advice…

Bartons' Marine Department Gets Top Recognition

Bartons’ Marine Department was delighted to be recognised by The Law Society in the Excellence in Client Service category at the prestigious Excellence Awards ceremony, which took place in October 2019. The awards celebrate the hard work…

A way round the delay!

Due to a ‘perfect storm’ of staffing cuts, a change to their systems and reports of an increase in fees (which never materialised) the Probate Registry are currently dealing with a substantial backlog in applications. The additional time…

Bartons' Marine Team Retain Legal 500 Top Tier Ranking

Bartons solicitors’ Marine team has again secured its ranking in the prestigious legal directory, The Legal 500 UK 2020.  The directory analyses the capabilities of law firms across the world and undertakes comprehensive research with clients…

After Insolvency – Claims Against Directors and Reviewable Transactions

After the dust has settled on the repatriation of the 150,000 holiday makers left stranded in the wake of the collapse of Thomas Cook, the focus of the liquidators, the government Business & Insolvency Service (BIS) and the media is likely…

Collapse of Thomas Cook – Protection For Consumers

As of 23 September 2019, Thomas Cook ceased trading with immediate effect. This means that all holidays and flights provided by this company are now cancelled. For everyone who is currently travelling or due to travel with Thomas Cook, the most…

Plymouth’s Bartons Solicitors Marine Department shortlisted for prestigious legal award

Bartons’ Marine Department have been shortlisted in the Excellence in Client Service category for the Law Society’s prestigious Excellence Awards 2019, the highest accolade for law firms in England and Wales. The Plymouth based Marine…

South West law firm makes new appointments

Bartons Solicitors, a long established multi discipline law firm with four offices based in Devon and Bristol, has appointed two new Directors, Ian Spencer and Roseanna McNally, to further strengthen the team and manage ongoing growth.   Bartons’…