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Locally Recommended
for generations - Est. 1814

For over 200 years we have been serving the legal needs of our local community and building a solid reputation as trusted advisers. We are proud to serve successive generations of many local families, whose continued instructions and recommendations are an endorsement of our services.

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Tailored and pragmatic
legal advice

Whatever your situation, you can rest assured that we will provide legal advice which is relevant and proportionate to your needs. We will take the time to understand your position and your requirements so that we can deliver a solution which is right for you.

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Unrivalled local knowledge
and heritage

Our firm's long experience of dealing with property and affairs of local people and business gives us an unrivalled depth of knowledge about the region's land and property, and unique insight into the concerns of rural and urban business owners.

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What We Do

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Meet The Team

Our experienced team of lawyers, all specialists in their respective areas, will give you all the legal advice you will need, from personal affairs to business matters.


News & Insights

Mark Carlisle
Beviss and Beckingsale

Attention Farmers!

Posted by Mark Carlisle on April 20th 2018 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS , All .

Basic Payment Scheme deadline looms

The application deadline for the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2017 is midnight on 15 May 2018. Late applications will be accepted until 9 June but will incur a penalty.

This is the first year that hedges are shown in online digital maps. For those that want to...

Mark Ollier
Beviss and Beckingsale

New Japanese Knotweed (fallopia japonica) Case Causes Concern

Posted by Mark Ollier on February 13th 2018 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS , All , COMMERCIAL PROPERTY , MOVING HOUSE .

As you may be aware, Japanese Knotweed is an invasive species in the UK, which although superficially attractive, causes major structural problems to buildings.  At its most prolific, it can grow up to 20cm a day. Its roots are 3 metres deep and it can grow through concrete. It spreads...