• Axminster: 01297 630700
  • Seaton: 01297 626950
  • Chard: 01460 269700
  • Honiton: 01404 548050
for generations - Est. 1814

For over 200 years we have been serving the legal needs of our local community and building a solid reputation as trusted advisers. We are proud to serve successive generations of many local families, whose continued instructions and recommendations are an endorsement of our services.

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Covid-19 Update

As a firm we are fully operational and working very much as normal, however, please note that we will be working behind closed doors with stringent safety measures in place:-

A prior appointment is required for a face to face meeting with any member of staff – please ring the appropriate office number as below.  Please also consider if this meeting could be held over the telephone or by way of a conference call.

If you are arriving for an appointment, please do not enter the office unless you are wearing a face mask.

If you have documents to deliver, please post them through the letterbox.

If you would like to speak to a lawyer or arrange an appointment please call us on our relevant office numbers as below, or you can email us at Web.Enquiries@bevissandbeckingsale.co.uk

Axminster - 01297 630700

Chard - 01460 269700

Honiton - 01404 548050

Seaton - 01297 626950

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Whatever your situation, you can rest assured that we will provide legal advice which is relevant and proportionate to your needs. We will take the time to understand your position and your requirements so that we can deliver a solution which is right for you.

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and heritage

Our law firm's long experience of dealing with property and affairs of local people and business gives us an unrivalled depth of knowledge about the region's land and property, and unique insight into the concerns of rural and urban business owners.

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Meet the Team


At Beviss & Beckingsale Solicitors, our experienced team of lawyers, all specialists in their respective areas, will give you all the legal advice you will need. From personal affairs to business matters, we are here to help.


News & Insights

Brian Maxwell
Beviss and Beckingsale

Improved Countryside Stewardship scheme opens for 2022 agreements

Posted by Brian Maxwell on February 12th 2021 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS .

On 9 February 2021, Farming Minister Victoria Prentis MP announced the opening of a new and improved Countryside Stewardship (CS) scheme for 2022 and encouraged farmers and land managers to apply for agreements to help them improve and protect the natural environment.

CS will eventually be replaced with the new Environmental...

Brian Maxwell
Beviss and Beckingsale

EU Agriculture - European Commission consults on new EU Soil Strategy

Posted by Brian Maxwell on February 12th 2021 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS .

On 2 February 2021, the European Commission launched a consultation on a new EU Soil Strategy. The consultation seeks views on the challenges and opportunities regarding land and soil ecosystem services, including the production of food, energy and raw materials, carbon sequestration, water purification, nutrient regulation and pest control.

The Soil...