Rudlings Wakelam Solicitors
  • 14 Woolhall Street
    Bury St Edmunds
    IP33 1LA
We pride ourselves on being a dynamic solicitors practice while providing a valuable service to our community in the Bury St Edmunds area.

 Rudling Wakelam Solicitors

a Bury St Edmunds full service law firm 

Family Law

All members of the department are members of Resolution.

Legal advice for:

  • Divorce
  • Cohabitation agreements and disputes
  • Civil Partnerships
  • Pre-marital agreements
  • Finance, property and pensions
  • Children's matters including residence and contact
  • Care proceedings, fostering and adoption
  • Child abduction

Business Law

Rudlings Wakelam provides specialist legal advice to businesses:

  • The legal acquisition and disposal of freehold and leasehold commercial property
  • Negotiating and drafting terms of commercial leases
  • The formation of Limited Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Shareholders Agreements and partnership agreements
  • Commercial Agreements including distribution, manufacturing and agency agreements
  • Acquisition and disposal of private companies
  • Estate Developments both commercial and residential
    Licensing Applications

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Rudlings Wakelam provides legal advice on all aspects of employment law.

Mental Health Law

Martin Evans represents appellants seeking to have their compulsory detention in hospital reviewed by an independent tribunal.

Civil Litigation

Rudlings Wakelam provides personal legal advice to a range of clients including those involved in personal injury claims and employers.

Probate Disputes

Matters upon which we provide legal advice include:

  • Disagreements between personal representatives and beneficiaries
  • Claims of disappointed beneficiaries, relatives and dependents
  • Removal of trustees and personal representatives


Rudlings Wakelam offers highly experienced residential conveyancers.

Other Legal Matters

This is not an exhaustive list, but as well as buying and selling a property, we can help you with:

  • Buying your Freehold
  • Auctions
  • Stringent timescales and "Contract Races"
  • Land Registration and HM Land Registry
  • Boundaries and Boundary Disputes
  • Lost Deeds

Agricultural Conveyancing 

Rudlings Wakelam provides legal advice in the following:

  • The ownership, management and maximisation of their estate and land assets
  • Buying and selling of rural and residential properties
  • The granting of leases and farm business tenancies
  • Agricultural disputes
  • Easements for the benefit of agricultural properties
  • First registration of Title to Agricultural Land
  • Rights of way and access to land

Will Drafting

We have a century of legal experience drafting Wills.

All members of the Private Client department are knowledgeable in personal taxation and are able to incorporate tax planning into will drafting with the inclusion of trusts where appropriate.

Estate Planning56b0aff7c6a711af69000659

Rudlings Wakelam provides legal advice and assistance when planning for your future and the future financial security of your family.

We offer advice on Enduring Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection work.

Estate Administration

In administering estates, we act in a legal, sensitive and professional manner. We give advice on all aspects of estate administration. We obtain Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration depending on whether or not the deceased left a will.

Tax Planning

Rudlings Wakelam has extensive experience in planning for Inheritance Tax, Capital Gains Tax and Income Tax.


Rudlings Wakelam Solicitors

BRANDON: 01842 810300

THETFORD: 01842 754151

BURY ST EDMUNDS: 01284 755771



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