Welcome to BGW Solicitors

An independent and highly respected law firm based in Somerset, we provide legal services throughout the South West and beyond. With offices in Cheddar, Shepton Mallet and Castle Cary we aim to provide a truly local, personal service with specialists in each office.
We were formed over 20 years ago as a result of a merger between Bartlett and Co (established in Shepton Mallet in 1958), Austin and Bath (established in Glastonbury in the 19th century and owned at the time by Nick Gooding) and Robin Weelen and Co (established in Castle Cary in 1978). Nick Gooding retired in 2004 but Bill Bartlett and Robin Weelen are still partners in the firm.

Corona Virus Policy

We have been actively monitoring the situation with regard to the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Our main priority is to ensure the welfare of our employees and clients whilst also ensuring that we continue to maintain the level of service that we pride ourselves on providing.

We are confident that we can continue to operate as usual during this period.  We intend to take the following steps to manage the situation.

  1. We are planning for as many employees as possible to work from home if and when required. We are installing the necessary IT in their homes so telephone and electronic communications should carry on as normal.
  2. We are asking clients and others not visit our offices unless it is absolutely essential to do so. Please telephone or email whenever possible.  If a meeting is necessary then please telephone to make arrangements.  Please do not attend at any of our offices unless you have an appointment or are collecting or delivering something.

We will continue to monitor the situation and will make further decisions in-line with guidance. We care confident that we can maintain service levels during this difficult time but would ask for your understanding and co-operation if you should encounter difficulties in particular situations.

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Business Services

We understand the needs of business / commercial clients. We will discuss the issue with you, tell you how we can help, agree a plan of action with you and carry it into effect in a cost effective and practical way.

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Personal Services

We are committed to delivering high quality legal services at fair prices. We will assess and advise upon the appropriate course of action and discuss the likely cost with you at the outset and as the case progresses.

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Our Experts

Our Solicitors and support staff are dedicated and highly professional yet friendly and approachable. Our only concern is to ensure that our clients receive the best possible service.

Meet the team.


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