Brown Barron

Our Costs

Free initial appointments are available for personal injury matters.

For other matters we offer a fixed fee initial appointment. The fee will cover an initial consultation with a solicitor and a follow-up letter of advice. Fixed fees start from £250.00 plus VAT depending on the type of matter (with the exception of probate related consultations, which are £150 plus VAT). Please contact us on 01229 828814 for a quote for your particular matter.

Costs estimates for additional work will be given prior to further costs being incurred and confirmed in writing with you.

For more information on our costs for specific matters, please click on the relevant link below.


We charge the majority of Residential Conveyancing work on a fixed-fee basis. The fee is fixed according to your specific circumstances. Please telephone 01229 828814 to discuss your requirements and obtain a free, no obligation quote. For further information and an idea of likely costs, please click on the appropriate link below:

Buying a Freehold Residential Property

Buying a Leasehold Residential Property

Selling a Residential Property

Remortgaging a Residential Property

Debt Collection

We can deal with the legal process of collecting debts owed to you.

Please click here for information about Debt Recovery procedure and costs


Probate costs vary a great deal, dependent upon the complexity of the estate. We charge an hourly rate on the basis of actual work done, not a percentage of the estate value, as with many firms. We believe that this is fairer

Please click here for information about probate costs


We offer a fixed fee for Premises Licence applications, and can also deal with a wide variety of other licence applications, including Zoo licensing, usually charged on an hourly basis.

Please click here for information on the cost of Licensing applications

Matt Viner – Head of Dispute Resolution

• Qualified as a solicitor in 2013
• Head of Dispute Resolution

Matt deals with dispute resolution specialising in personal injury claims, housing disputes, debt collection, boundary issues and general litigation.

He also has extensive knowledge of the conveyancing process and is known for his meticulous approach. He deals with all aspects of residential and commercial property.

Matt’s combined litigation and conveyancing experience makes him the perfect choice to deal with property disputes.


Deborah Yearnshire – Head of Wills, Probate & Trusts

• Qualified as a solicitor in 2003
• Joined the firm in 2016

Deborah has been practising in the local area for more than 20 years. She offers structured support, often when most needed, in a kind and sympathetic manner.

She has considerable experience in preparing Wills; advising on succession and Inheritance Tax planning and in the creation of Trusts. Deborah deals with preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney, obtaining Deputyship Orders from the Court of Protection and all aspects of Probate.

Deborah also deals with all aspects of residential conveyancing.


Paul O’Donnell – Head of Conveyancing

  • Joined the firm in 1998
  • Qualified as a solicitor in 2000

Paul leads a thriving property and commercial team which advises a broad range of clients including individuals, local authority’s and property development companies on a broad range of issues including:

  • residential conveyancing
  • business sales and purchases
  • creation of housing developments
  • leases
  • planning
  • licensing
  • grant funding agreements

He is a member of the Institute of Licensing.



Dylan Caldwell – Head of Family

  • Joined the firm in 2018
  • Qualified as a solicitor in 2020

Graduated with a first-class law degree.

Dylan is our family solicitor and also deals with all types of residential and commercial matters.

A great communicator, Dylan has the ability to explain complex issues in a clear and concise manner. He enjoys a great rapport with clients and is known for his enthusiastic approach.