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

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