Bill Barton’s Feature on the Northern Powerhouse Podcast

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Barton Legal’s Director, Bill Barton, recently appeared as a guest on the Northern Powerhouse Podcast’s Business Success Stories series. He was interviewed by host Chris Fordy, a business coach at ActionCoach.  

ActionCoach is a leading global business coaching firm focused on helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses, build communities and change lives. Through proven coaching programmes, ActionCoach transforms businesses by providing control, community and an improved quality of life.  


On the podcast episode “Business Success Stories with Bill Barton of Barton Legal Limited”, Bill discussed Barton Legal’s journey from being established almost 17 years ago, including becoming one of the first law firms to incorporate as a limited company in the UK.  

Bill said it was great to share Barton Legal’s story and the lessons learned over the years. He expressed gratitude to Chris Fordy and the Northern Powerhouse Podcast for giving him this platform.  

Bill and Chris explored topics including how Barton Legal has navigated challenges to become a successful business, what Bill has learned from growing the firm, and whether he always envisioned himself leading a law firm.  

Bill’s specialities lie in the areas of construction and engineering, while his co-director and wife Trish Barton heads up their commercial property practice.  


The full conversation with Bill Barton can be accessed on the Northern Powerhouse Podcast. Do tune in to learn more about Barton Legal as a business.  


If you enjoyed hearing about Barton Legal’s story on the Northern Powerhouse Podcast, you may also be interested in checking out our own podcast – The Barton Legal Podcast.  


The Barton Legal Podcast is the perfect place for those of you in the construction and engineering industry who want to brush up on the latest trends and problems affecting your area of work. On the podcast, Bill and his guests discuss hot topics on navigating construction law, women in construction law, consequential loss, repudiation and more. 


You can find the Barton Legal Podcast on the Apple Podcasts and Spotify.