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John Barkers Solicitors Celebrates 140 Years of Excellence


John Barkers Solicitors Celebrates 140th Anniversary

John Barkers Solicitors is delighted to announce its 140th anniversary of continuous operation this month.

Originally founded by Mr. John Barker in 1884, and later joined by his son John Barker Junior until 1961, the firm has grown from a small office in Grimsby town centre to a well-established practice with its head office at Telegraph House, formerly the offices and printworks of the Grimsby Evening Telegraph. Additional offices are located in Mablethorpe and Louth. The firm is renowned for its commitment to excellence and client-focused approach.

To commemorate this milestone, a new sign has been unveiled at the head office, stating: ‘John Barkers Solicitors Established 1884 Serving Lincolnshire for 140 years 1884 – 2024.’

‘We are thrilled to celebrate 140 years of serving our clients and the community’ said Howard Field, Chairman of John Barkers Solicitors. ‘Our longevity is a testament to the trust our clients place in us and the hard work and dedication of our team. We look forward to continuing our legacy of providing exceptional legal services for many more years to come. The firm has played a significant role in the provision of legal services in Lincolnshire. We are committed to investing in and developing our staff, currently supporting five trainee solicitors to become the solicitors of the future.’

Throughout its history, John Barkers Solicitors has adapted to the changing legal landscape while maintaining its core values of integrity, professionalism, and personalised service. The firm’s areas of expertise include family law, wills and probate, conveyancing, commercial property, property development, corporate law, and more. With a team of experienced solicitors, John Barkers is committed to delivering the highest standard of legal advice and representation.

‘We are very grateful for the continuing support of our clients, past and present, and our dedicated staff who have contributed to our success over the years,’ said Jonathan Stones, CEO. ‘As we celebrate this significant milestone, we remain committed to providing top-tier legal services and supporting our community. We are constantly responding to the requirements of our clients and look forward to continuing our support for the future.’

For more information about John Barkers Solicitors and their 140th-anniversary celebrations, please visit John Barkers Solicitors 140 Years.

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