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Expert, straightforward legal advice

At Donald Race & Newton, we are committed to providing you with expert, straightforward advice that you can place your confidence in. A local firm, with deep client relationships at its core, we’ve been providing practical legal solutions and trusted advice to businesses and individuals for ninety years.

A leading East Lancashire firm, with offices in Burnley and Colne, we offer a full range of legal services and have a team of highly qualified and experienced lawyers who are specialists in their field. We are known for our commitment to client care and quality, and care deeply about helping you to achieve the best possible outcome.

What you can expect from Donald Race & Newton:

  • Free initial contact with a lawyer
  • Competitive rates
  • Straightforward and realistic expert advice
  • Easy access to your own dedicated lawyer (not just a team of people)
  • Flexible and open approach to fees
  • Friendly and approachable lawyers who care about their clients
  • Discretion and sensitivity at all times
  • A proactive approach to progressing cases quickly
  • "We have used DRN as our personal and corporate legal advocates since the early 1970’s. Over the years we have built up an excellent working relationship and we have always found them to be highly efficient and professional."

    Bill and Lara Oddie, Oddies Bakery

  • "Futaba-Tenneco have recently instructed Donald Race & Newton to deal with a number of legal issues involving contractual disputes and have been extremely impressed with the level of expertise available at their offices on a range of issues."

    Kevin Schofield, MD of Futaba-Tenneco (UK) Ltd, Burnley

  • "Over the past two years we have developed an excellent relationship with the firm and are very appreciative of having our own dedicated Solicitor, Mr David Rogers, who always readily responds in person to our requests and queries."

    Judith McHugh, Director of Personnel, St. Mary’s College, Blackburn

  • “Their attention to detail and client care is second to none.”

    Lincoln House Chambers

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  • Wills, Probate and Inheritance

    Wills, Probate and Inheritance

    Let our team of specialist lawyers help you to plan for your future and protect your loved ones.

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  • Elderly Client Services

    Elderly Client Services

    We provide a range of services designed to help and protect our clients in their later years.

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  • Private Disputes

    Private Disputes

    Private disputes can arise anytime, anywhere and between anyone. We will work with you to help you to resolve your dispute as quickly and effectively as possible.

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  • Employment Issues

    Employment Issues

    Our employment lawyers have years of experience in pursuing and defending Tribunal Claims.

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  • Personal Injury

    Personal Injury

    Have you had an injury from an accident that wasn’t you fault? If you have, you could be entitled to make a compensation claim.

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  • Clinical Negligence

    Clinical Negligence

    Have you or someone close to you been injured as a result of negligent treatment by healthcare professionals?

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  • Holiday / Travel Claims

    Holiday / Travel Claims

    We all look forward to our holidays, but sadly things don’t always go to plan.

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  • Buying / Selling Your Home

    Buying / Selling Your Home

    Let our team of experts take care of your conveyancing – great service at a fixed price.

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  • Landlord / Tenant Issues

    Landlord / Tenant Issues

    Our dedicated specialist team deals with all aspects of landlord and tenant legalities, from simple letting to complex property issues.

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  • Crime


    Have you been accused of a crime? At DRN, we make sure your rights are defended and your voice gets heard.

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  • Family / Divorce

    Family / Divorce

    Let our team of dedicated family solicitors help you to get your life back on track.

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  • Wealth Management

    Wealth Management

    Our client services are enhanced by the provision of wealth management, delivered by our partners Ludlow Wealth Management Group, via DRN Financial Management LLP.

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  • Road Traffic Offences

    Road Traffic Offences

    If you’re currently faced with the question of how to keep you driving licence and need advice or help in defending your case in court then we can help.

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  • Commercial Property<

    Commercial Property

    Whether you are considering buying, selling, leasing or letting commercial property, we advise on all types of commercial property.

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  • Corporate Law Services

    Corporate Law Services

    We focus on achieving your business objectives and giving you a commercial advantage at every opportunity.

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  • Business Start-Up Advice

    Business Start-Up Advice

    Taking expert advice from our specialist commercial lawyers will ensure that your new business gets off to a flying start.

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  • Commercial Litigation

    Commercial Litigation

    Working hard to find solutions to suit your commercial objectives, we’ll provide you with straightforward, realistic advice.

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  • Debt Recovery

    Debt Recovery

    We offer a simple, speedy and affordable fixed-cost service to help you recover unpaid debts quickly and effectively.

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  • Employment Law

    Employment Law

    We’re here to give you practical and authoritative advice should you or your business face a damaging legal claim.

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  • Sports Law

    Sports Law

    At DRN Commercial, our full range of legal services can be tailored to suit the individual needs of sportsmen and women and sporting organisations.

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  • Licensing


    By providing advice and assistance with your license application, we’ll make sure it’s right first time.

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  • Rural/Agricultural


    DRN has a long-standing reputation for providing expert legal advice to the local rural and agricultural communities.

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