Burnetts Solicitors

Local expertise in complex injury compensation

About Major Trauma Group member firm Burnetts Solicitors

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Burnetts Solicitors, one of the largest law firms in the North of England, has nationally recognised and accredited teams of lawyers based in Carlisle, Cockermouth, Penrith and Newcastle.  Our lawyers work hard to make legal processes as easy and straightforward as they can be for our clients and we are renowned for our personal, dedicated approach.

We specialise in Serious Injury cases and have an award-winning team of expert practitioners with a wealth of experience in serious injury claims to help guide you after major trauma.  Our Serious Injury Team represents adults and children in cases across the UK, specialising in complex brain injury and spinal injury cases, as well as other catastrophic injuries including amputation, chronic pain, vestibular injuries and serious orthopaedic injuries. Our Serious Injury Team works closely with our Court of Protection Department and so can offer our clients seamless advice across a range of issues.

We work with one aim in mind: Support our clients in making the best possible recovery so they can return to leading full and active lives.

Why choose Burnetts?

  • We are specialist serious injury solicitors with years of experience in supporting clients following road traffic collisions, accident at work, tripping and slipping accidents and assaults.
  • We are recommended by The Spinal Injuries Association, Headway – The Brain Injury Association and the UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum.
  • We have close links to care providers and professionals who can help in the rehabilitation of our most seriously injured clients.
  • We offer home and hospital visits to discuss your claim and funding options.
  • We work hand in hand with our Court of Protection team.

We are proud to be a member firm of the Major Trauma Group and we’ll take good care of anyone looking for help, advice and support following a major trauma.

About Paul Brown

Paul Brown is a Senior Associate in our Serious Injury team in Newcastle and looks after clients across the North of England.

Paul has over 20 years’ experience of handling serious brain, amputation and spinal injury cases and is passionate about getting the best possible rehabilitation and support for our clients, securing interim payments during the course of their case so they can make the best possible recovery following serious injuries.

Paul has been recognised and recommended in both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for his work supporting seriously injured Claimants and works hard to fight the corner of his clients. He balances a gentle and considered manner with a determined approach to litigation. He is genuinely dedicated and will pursue every avenue to achieve the best outcome for his clients’ future wellbeing.

As a result of Paul’s interest and experience in access to rehabilitation and supporting brain injury survivors, he has also been elected to the position of Secretary for both The United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum and the Northern Acquired Brain Injury Forum (NABIF) based in the North East and Cumbria lobbying for better resourced brain injury rehabilitation services and raising awareness of the effects of brain injury. He is also the Chairman of Headway Wearside an affiliated group of Headway UK The Brain Injury Association which he has been involved with since the establishment of the charity in 2009.

Paul has also been accredited as a Senior Litigator and Brain Injury Specialist by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.  

As a member firm with Major Trauma Group, Burnetts Solicitors have the complex injury experience and local expertise to help with your personal injury compensation claim.

About Paul Brown

A photo of Paul Brown of Burnetts Solicitors

Paul Brown is a Senior Associate in our Serious Injury team in Newcastle and looks after clients across the North of England.

Paul has over 20 years’ experience of handling serious brain, amputation and spinal injury cases and is passionate about getting the best possible rehabilitation and support for our clients, securing interim payments during the course of their case so they can make the best possible recovery following serious injuries.

Paul has been recognised and recommended in both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for his work supporting seriously injured Claimants and works hard to fight the corner of his clients. He balances a gentle and considered manner with a determined approach to litigation. He is genuinely dedicated and will pursue every avenue to achieve the best outcome for his clients’ future wellbeing.

It's not easy...

We know moving forward after major trauma can be difficult.

We're here to help you gain a better outcome by providing the expert legal advice you and your family deserve.

It's not easy...

We know moving forward after major trauma can be difficult.

We're here to help you gain a better outcome by providing the expert legal advice you and your family deserve.

Burnetts Solicitors office locations

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Carlisle office

Victoria House Wavell Drive Rosehill Carlisle CA1 2ST

Newcastle office

Milburn House Dean Street Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 1LE

Penrith office

Unit 6 Hobson Court Gillan Way Penrith CA11 9GQ

Cockermouth office

3a Lakeland Business Park Lamplugh Road Cockermouth CA13 0QT

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About Paul Brown

A photo of Paul Brown of Burnetts Solicitors

Paul Brown is a Senior Associate in our Serious Injury team in Newcastle and looks after clients across the North of England.

Paul has over 20 years’ experience of handling serious brain, amputation and spinal injury cases and is passionate about getting the best possible rehabilitation and support for our clients, securing interim payments during the course of their case so they can make the best possible recovery following serious injuries.

Paul has been recognised and recommended in both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for his work supporting seriously injured Claimants and works hard to fight the corner of his clients. He balances a gentle and considered manner with a determined approach to litigation. He is genuinely dedicated and will pursue every avenue to achieve the best outcome for his clients’ future wellbeing.

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