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New Debt Collection Protocol - A Focus on Settlement

Sep 26, 2017

On 1st October 2017, a new debt collection pre-action protocol will come into effect in England and Wales. The protocol, the first of its kind specifically for debt claims, will apply to consumer debts disputes where a business is claiming debt repayment from an individual. Debts claimed by public bodies will also be covered, as will debts involving sole traders, both as creditors and debtors. Business to business debts, are not covered by the protocol.

Lawyers v Surveyors

Jul 15, 2017

Imran Choudhary and Emma Docking took part in an annual charity golf event last month. The event was organised at Reading Golf Club where the lawyers of Reading challenged the Surveyors all for charity!

Barrett and Co Organise Law Society Awards

Jun 09, 2017

Justin Sadler and Jane Whitfield, solicitors in the Employment and Wills and Probate departments, have been thanked for their role in organising the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Law Society Legal Excellence Awards.

Top Solicitors Set Out To Prove Berkshire’s Got Legal Talent

Jan 12, 2017

Berkshire’s top legal firms are battling rivals from Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire in the annual Law Society awards taking place on May 25th this year.

Charlotte Mckenty wins top cancer charity award

Nov 04, 2015

Barrett and Co is proud to announce that trainee solicitor Charlotte Mckenty carried off a top cancer charity award thanks to her ceaseless fundraising.

Charlotte Mckenty Nominated For Award

Oct 27, 2015

We are very pleased to be taking part in the Against Breast Cancer Achievement Awards in October 2015.

Firm News Summer 2015

Aug 14, 2015

Barrett & Co Solicitors has always taken its fundraising and corporate responsibility very seriously and this summer has been no exception.  In May, Barrett & Co Solicitors sponsored our Trainee Solicitor Charlotte Mckenty and her mother, Jan Mckenty, to complete the Breast Cancer Moonwalk. The Moonwalk is a full 26.2 mile walking marathon commencing…

2014 Firm Round-up

Jan 14, 2015

Happy New Year! It all seems so long ago now, but recapping briefly on events towards the end of 2014

Firm News Autumn 2014

Sep 15, 2014

Everyone at the firm would like to congratulate Robert Jefferies (below right) who became a Solicitor on 1st August 2014.Robert first joined the firm in December 2011 as a paralegal and after completing his training contract with us, he is now a member of the Company Commercial Department. Following hot on Robert’s heels, Charlotte Mckenty, who started as one of our Legal Support Assistants,…

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