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 ever since.
Since the practice was founded we have maintained a central office in Bury St Edmunds in addition to satellite offices at various times in Stowmarket and Haverhill.
On 1 January 2016 the firm entered its 2nd generation of ownership, following a management buyout led by Chief Executive, Daryl Griffiths, and becoming Burnett Barker Solicitors Limited.
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.
About Nick Wray Solicitors, Haverhill
On 1 January 2013 we were joined by Nick Wray of Haverhill and prior to his retirement at the end of 2015, Nick practised with us as Crime & Motoring Partner from our offices in Bury St Edmunds.
About our combined experience and expertise
Our solicitors have over 200 years of practising experience between them, and are supported by 15 other members of staff working out of our town centre offices in 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 Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (registration number 621676).
Further information for consumers about how we are regulated and the Rules that apply to us can be found on the SRA website:
Our VAT Registration number is 229 4248 96.
Burnett Barker Solicitors Limited is a company registered in England & Wales, company number 09385832, whose registered office is Collingwood House, 20 Whiting Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1NX.
We comply with the Solicitors Regulation Authority rules for Indemnity Insurance and cover is provided by International General Insurance company (UK) Ltd, whose address is
15-18 Lime Street London EC3M 7AN England. The territorial coverage is worldwide.
We are also certified by the government-backed Cyber Essentials scheme, demonstrating our commitment to cyber security. All our ICT systems have been independently assessed as meeting the Cyber Essentials standards against commodity-based cyber attacks, including hacking, phishing and password guessing.
Community Support & Engagement
We’re actively engaged in our community. 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 us.