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BARKER BRETTELL LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales under number OC334393, with VAT No GB 125 5075 31.

Our registered office is at 100 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 8QQ. A list of members is available for inspection at the registered office.

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