Barsby Ltd

Welcome to a new approach to explaining the law. We produce guidance, in print and other media, which is clear and practical, written primarily for non-lawyers and presented in our unique style.


Printed books

Manorial Law

ISBN 0 9521625 2 0 | 1996 | paperback | 155 pages | £49.95 inc. p+p within the UK

Written for non-lawyers as well as lawyers, Manorial Law traces the legal history of the manor from its medieval origins, and its explains its current importance. Manorial Law provides ann invaluable insight into the ancient, complex and fascinating institution that is the manor.

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Private Roads: The Legal Framework 5th edition

ISBN 978-0-9544716-4-4 | 2013 | Paperback | x + 176 pages | £45 inc. p+p within the UK

First published in 1993, Private Roads: The Legal Framework is the indispensible guide to the law for residents in private roads, local government, developers, practitioners and all others concerned with this area of the law.

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Private Roads & Estates: a Guide for Residents (one copy)

ISBN 978-0-9544716-6-0 | 2015 | Paperback | 25 pages | £3 inc. p+p within the UK

The ideal introduction to the issues which arise in private roads, and the need for an organised response by residents. An ideal quick reference for committee members, and indeed residents generally; and an essential guide for anyone thinking of buying a house in a private road.

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A new approach

For our new website please see, where we will be pioneering a new approach to explaining the law.  We expect the site to go live towards the end of 2018.

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