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About the Firm
Specialist Areas
News and Updates
Why Burgoyne & Co?
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Burgoyne & Co was founded on 4th March 1991 by Paul Burgoyne. Paul Burgoyne operated as a sole practitioner for over 20 years.

The firm operates from a historic victorian building at 11a Vicarage Place near to Walsall Town Centre. Burgoyne & Co is well known locally and is an important part of the legal profession in Walsall.

We have retained our 'high street' identity whilst ensuring that we keep up to date with an ever changing society and many new ways of doing business. We are proud to continue to offer a personal service to our clients where you will know who you are dealing with and actually get to speak to and meet your own solicitor.

Please read on to learn a little more about the people that aim to give you the very best advice and offer a high level of service.

Paul Burgoyne - Managing Partner

Paul Burgoyne founded Burgoyne & Co. in 1991 having practised in the law in Walsall since 1965. Paul started the firm with a hand full of clients and has since developed the firm into a well known and popular high street practice that has assisted thousands of local people and businesses in the last two decades.

Paul has expertise in all areas of the firm's practice and is particularly well known as a specialist in Residential Property matters. Paul has vast legal experience and exceptional local knowledge which is invaluable to clients investing in property in Walsall and the surrounding areas.

Paul is also a member of the Walsall Law Association and the Birmingham Law Society.

To discuss any of the firm's areas of practice please call Paul on 01922 616916 or email paul@burgoynesolicitors.co.uk 

Ben Lyons BCL LL.B (NUI) LL.M (UBirm) - Partner

Ben joined Burgoyne & Co in January 2014 and is now a Partner in the firm. Ben is a dual qualified solicitor (Ireland 2005- England & Wales 2009) and since qualifying in 2005, Ben has extensive experience in both commercial and residential property transactions advising both private and commercial clients.

Ben specialises in all areas of Commercial & Residential Property including sale and purchases, remortgages, right to buy, transfers of equity, leasehold enfranchisement, landlord and tenant leases and lease renewals, business sales and purchases.

To discuss your legal issues further please contact Ben on 01922 616916 or by email at ben@burgoynesolicitors.co.uk.


Chloe Burgoyne  GCILex - Graduate Member Legal Executives

Chloe has been with the firm since 2003 and has been training as a legal executive during that period. Chloe is recognised as a Graduate Member of the Chartered Institue of Legal Executives and has now passed her final examination with a view to becoming a Fellow of the  Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in 2014. She celebrated her fifteenth year at Burgoyne & Co in 2018.

Chloe deals mainly with Probate matters, the administration of estates, Lasting Powers of Attorney and also Court of Protection work where there is no Power of Attorney and has worked to nurture this department in recent years. To discuss any Probate matters in more detail please call Chloe on 01922 616916 or email chloe@burgoynesolicitors.co.uk


Wendy Allen - Office Manager and Legal Secretary to Paul Burgoyne

Wendy is a Legal Secretary and has worked with Mr. Burgoyne for more than 27 years. Wendy joined Burgoyne & Co. shortly after it was established and now occupies the position of office manager.

Wendy has been an essential factor in the growth of the firm particularly in the area of training and development of support staff.

If you have any general enquiries Wendy will be happy to assist you. She can be contacted on 01922 616916 or by email at wendy@burgoynesolicitors.co.uk

Charlotte Portman - Legal Secretary to Ben Lyons

Charlotte joined the firm in March 2011 and is a legal secretary in the Commercial Property department.

Having undertaken training at Sutton Coldfield College, Charlotte also assists Wendy in office administration. She can be contacted on 01922 616 916 or by email at charlotte@burgoynesolicitors.co.uk

Kirstie Stokes - Legal Cashier

Having worked for other Black Country firms, Kirstie joined Burgoyne & Co. in 2016 and has been the firm's Legal Cashier ever since.

All accounts queries can be directed to Karen by calling 01922 616916 or by email at kirstie@burgoynesolicitors.co.uk 


We try to assist students wherever possible by offering short Work Experience placements whenever we are able. Due to our limited capacity we are only able to accept a small number of applicants each summer. Please apply by 1st October in the year before you wish to obtain work experience.

Please apply by sending a covering letter and cv to Paul Burgoyne by email to paul@burgoynesolcitors.co.uk. You will need to be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in our areas of practice.

Even if we are not currently advertising a specific vacancy we are always happy to hear from people who feel that they have something to offer the firm.

Any enquiries of a Recruitment or Work Experience nature should be made by forwarding a CV and covering letter by email to Paul Burgoyne.

Tel: 01922 616916



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