Butcher & Barlow LLP is a highly respected
and approachable law firm
with over 130 years of experience.

We Are Client Focused

We deliver on our promises and commitments. We put our client’s interests ahead of our own. We focus on building personal, long-term relationships.

We Are Approachable and Accessible

We are open, honest, human, and respectful. We act with integrity. We address the issues as they arise, communicating with our core values in mind.

We Provide a Quality Service

We are meticulous. We commit to satisfying our clients and aim to exceed their expectations. We earn the right to do business with our clients by creating value and delivering results.

We Are Professional

We assist clients in gaining the best outcomes for all their legal needs with quality advice, comprehensive documentation, and expert representation.

We are the big firm on your doorstep.

We have 10 branches throughout North Manchester and Cheshire, with our head office on Bank Street in Bury. We pride ourselves on being a law firm with local connections but of a size to to ensure that our teams of commercial solicitors, personal solicitors, and family solicitors are all experts in their field.

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The Team

Our people are what makes Butcher & Barlow what it is. Each one of our 160-strong team is committed to building a solid, long-lasting working relationship with our clients across Bury, Manchester and Cheshire.

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Customer Testimonials

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Alex, just a quick note of thanks for your advice and the manner in which it was delivered. I wish to convey my gratitude to you for what was for me a masterclass in pragmatism which at least left me in a much more sanguine state of mind. In my view you're an excellent advocate and an extremely impressive ambassador for your firm.

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I would just like to thank you for all the help you provided during the sale of our commercial building. Nothing was too much trouble and I felt I was not a nuisance whenever I called you. I will definitely recommend you to business friends. Once again Adam, thank you.