• 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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legal advice

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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Covid-19 Update

As from 8th August anybody visiting any of our offices will have to wear a face covering. 

As a firm we are fully operational and working very much as normal, however, please note the following:-

Please do not enter the office unless you are wearing a face mask.

A prior appointment is required for a face to face meeting with any member of staff – please ring the appropriate office number as below.

If you have post to deliver please leave it in the tray immediately inside the front door.

Our lawyers are available to see you by appointment where, of course, the appropriate safety measures will be in place.  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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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

Mark Carlisle
Beviss and Beckingsale

Summer 2020 Economic Update: key business tax announcements

Posted by Mark Carlisle on July 10th 2020 in All .

On 8 July 2020, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, delivered the Summer 2020 Economic Update (update). The update launched a program entitled "A Plan for Jobs 2020", described as the second phase of a three-phase plan to ensure the UK's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Chancellor announced a...

Brian Maxwell
Beviss and Beckingsale

Guidance published on electrical safety standards in private rented sector

Posted by Brian Maxwell on June 5th 2020 in All .

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published guidance on electrical safety standards in the private rented sector for landlords, tenants and local authorities following the Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 (SI 2020/312) coming into force on 1 June 2020.

The Regulations...