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Day in the Life of a Trainee Solicitor at Barrett & Co Solicitors LLP

Apr 27, 2018

Chris Miller joined Barrett and Co as a Trainee Solicitor in July 2016 from the Joint Legal Team at Reading Borough Council, where he worked as a paralegal.

Barrett & Co Solicitors LLP attend local careers evening

Apr 27, 2018

Earlier this month Nick Buckle, one of our trainee solicitors, and Hilary Buckle, Head of the Private Client Department attended the careers fair held at St Joseph’s College, Reading.

Jane Whitfield TEP chats to Andrew Peach on BBC Berkshire

Mar 29, 2018

We are delighted to announce that Jane Whitfield, solicitor in our Private Client department, has now received her certificate confirming that she is a full member of Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP).

Best employment law solicitors in Reading!

Mar 19, 2018

We are delighted to announce that Barrett and Co is rated as one of the three best employment law solicitors in Reading.

Congratulations to Jane Whitfield on her STEP qualification

Jan 21, 2018

We are delighted to announce that Jane Whitfield, one of the senior solicitors in our Private Client team, has passed with distinction her final academic assessment required by The Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP) to qualify as a Trusts and Estates Practitioner, allowing her to use the letters TEP after her name.

Meet our new Trainee Solicitor

Jan 07, 2018

Nicholas Buckle (Nick) joined Barrett and Co as a Trainee this month. Nick previously worked in a litigation firm in Mayfair for six months. He worked in the family department where he worked on a small selection of highly contentious matters, including one which went to the Court of Appeal.

The 12 Bakes of Christmas

Dec 21, 2017

Here at Barrett & Co we have been getting into the festive mood by baking 12 different bakes. Since 14th December two people have been bringing in their bakes each working day for the rest of the team to try.The 12 Bakes of Christmas

Meet our New Team Member

Oct 16, 2017

Liz Hurley is a newly qualified Solicitor in the Family department working alongside Paul Wild. Her work covers all aspects of the divorce process including related children and financial issues, co-habitee disputes and separation agreements. She previously completed her training contract with a firm in the Chilterns.

Barrett & Co Solicitors LLP enter Reading Legal Walk 2017

Sep 26, 2017

In the evening of Monday 25th September 2017, a strong team of ten Barrett and Co Solicitors LLP walkers took part in this year’s Reading Legal Walk for the fourth year running, braving the wet and damp September weather.

Meet our new member - Ailsa Mellan

Aug 29, 2017

Ailsa joined Barrett and Co in July 2017 as a Legal Support Assistant, and has previously worked for Bond Dickinson LLP, as a Corporate and Banking Administration Assistant. Ailsa completed a CILEx Level 2 Legal Secretary Diploma at Pitman Training and is currently studying the Diploma at Level 3 outside of work.

Welcome to the Barrett and Co Articles Library, here you will find articles on many relevant and interesting topics. This section will be updated every few months so check back regularly. If you have any suggestions for articles please email [email protected] or use the Contact Form on the right.

Please note that whilst we make every effort to make sure that these articles reflect the law at the time they are written, they are not maintained as the law is constantly changing and affects each person or business in different ways. If you require specific advice on a matter please call our office or email the relevant solicitor and they will be happy to assist you.

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