About Burnett Barker Solicitors


Find out a bit more about us: about our history and background – about our community engagement and support – about how we are regulated

Established in Bury St Edmunds in 1979 by Robin Burnett and David Barker, Burnett Barker Solicitors has been providing practical legal advice in straightforward language on civil and criminal matters for over 30 years.

Since the practice was founded we have always maintained a central office in Bury St Edmunds in addition to satellite offices at various times in Stowmarket and Haverhill.

Our co-founders, Robin Burnett and David Barker, remain as practising Partners in the firm and are familiar and respected faces to many in the region.

About Partridge & Wilson Solicitors, Bury St Edmunds

On 1 October 2012 we merged with the long-established firm of Partridge & Wilson, believed to be at least 200 years old.

The old Partridge & Wilson offices at 88 Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds, have closed and we all practice from our Hatter Street offices.

About Nick Wray Solicitors, Haverhill

On 1 January 2013 we also merged with Nick Wray Solicitors of Haverhill and Nick now practises with us as Crime & Motoring Partner from our Hatter Street offices in Bury St Edmunds.

About our combined experience and expertise

Our 13 solicitors have over 200 years of practising experience between them, supported by 15 other members of staff working out of our town centre offices at 3 Hatter Street, Bury St Edmunds.

In a typical year we look after around 3,000 clients, over half of whom live or trade in Bury St Edmunds – so we truly are a local firm. Of the remainder, at least half are based in the region. We also act for a growing number of clients based elsewhere in the country, who choose us for our reputation.

We appreciate that the law can be intimidating but our expert solicitors can steer you through the issues and help achieve speedy and satisfactory results.

About our Authorisation & Regulation

Burnett Barker Solicitors are solicitors practising in England & Wales. We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (registration number 44467).

Further information for consumers about how we are regulated and the Rules that apply to us can be found at the SRA website here:

Our VAT Registration number is 334 0802 89.

The firm complies with the Solicitors Regulation Authority rules for Indemnity Insurance and cover is provided by Zurich Insurance plc, one of the largest providers of Indemnity Insurance to Solicitors practices in the UK. For further information about our indemnity cover, including claims, please contact David Barker.

Community Support & Engagement

Please see our Community Support & Engagement page.

For more information about us

For more information or help on any of the topics covered on this page, please contact our Practice Manager, Daryl Griffiths.