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Updated March 2024.

About Burnetts

Company Overview
Burnetts provides contentious and non-contentious legal services to clients, in both the commercial and private sectors, in the UK but mainly focused on Cumbria and the Northeast of England.
Company Size 155 UK-based Employees
INDUSTRY Professional Services
Burnetts Head Office

United Kingdom

Employee Demographics

  • <2 years - 34%
  • 2-5 years - 33%
  • 6-10 years - 21%
  • 11-15 years - 5%
  • 16-20 years - 5%
  • Over 20 years - 3%

Company Culture at Burnetts

The employee experience below at Burnetts, compared to a typical company.

97% of employees at Burnetts say it is a great place to work*, compared to 54% of employees at a typical UK based company.
Typical Company
*Responses to the statement “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.” vs. a typical UK company.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their race.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sexual orientation.


Management is competent at running the business.


Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.


This is a physically safe place to work.

Working at Burnetts

Annual Conference to reaffirm our purpose, celebrate our successes and appreciate our colleagues.
Values Awards. Voted by staff for their colleagues to show their appreciation and given out at our annual conference.
Quarterly Townhall for Business Updates to ensure the best communication and involvement for everyone.
Annual Firm wide Christmas party is a much anticipated event each year. Always very glitzy!
Cumberland Show- staff work together whilst having fun to serve the clients of the Firm at this annual agricultural show
Team Away Days - this team chose to go axe throwing!
Summer Shirt Showdown - Charity Fundraising

Best Workplaces Lists

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