Brown Barron

Our Services

Please find below the services we provide and who to contact to help.


We are a leading supplier of property services in South Cumbria dealing with a wide variety of residential and commercial transactions throughout England & Wales including:

- Property sales and purchases
- Re-mortgage
- Transfers of equity
- Auction advice
- Buy-to-let
- Right-to-buy
- Commercial leases

We are accredited members of the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme

Wills, Probate and Trusts

We can help ease the stress at difficult times, and offer advice and assistance with:

- Wills
- Grants of probate
- Intestacy
- Estate administration
- Inheritance tax
- Trusts
- Lasting Powers of Attorney
- Court of Protection Applications

Accident & Injury

Accident & Injury We provide legal advice from an experienced solicitor. At the outset we will provide an objective view of the merits and value of your claim, as well as advice on the most appropriate funding option in the circumstances.

- No win, no fee
- Legal costs insurance
- Trip & slip
- Road traffic accidents
- Work-related accidents and injuries
- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Family Matters

We understand both the emotional and financial strains of dealing with relationship breakdowns. We deal sympathetically with the issues whilst protecting our client's interests, and will take a robust approach when necessary. We can help with:

- Divorce
- Financial settlements
- Separation
- Maintenance
- Child arrangements

Business Matters

We provide support for many business clients and understand the daily pressures placed on those who run their own business.

- Leases
- Company formations
- Sales/purchases
- Contract drafting
- Contract disputes
- Regulatory breach prosecutions

Property Disputes

We are able to help with:

- Disputes over property
- Ownership and use
- Boundary disputes
- Party wall disputes
- Neighbour disputes and nuisance

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.


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.


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.


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.