On 1 October 2012 the long-established Bury St Edmunds solicitors firm of Partridge & Wilson will be merging with relative newcomer Burnett Barker Solicitors.

The combined firm will have specialists covering a range of legal services including residential and commercial conveyancing, wills and probate, tax and trusts, family law, business law, disputes and litigation, motoring offences and criminal defence.

Partridge & Wilson is believed to have existed for over 200 years, based in Bury St Edmunds.

Sonja Williams, Managing Partner of Partridge and Wilson:

“Burnett Barker Solicitors are regarded as a progressive and successful practice, with a fresh approach to serving the needs of clients on a one-to-one basis.

Partners at both firms have been working over the last number of months to ensure a smooth transition and are looking forward to continuing to act for the clients of both firms under the Burnett Barker Solicitors banner.”

David Barker, Founding Partner of Burnett Barker Solicitors:

“We share many values and are committed to providing a high quality and friendly legal service for the private client and for business.

We welcome our new Partners and colleagues from Partridge & Wilson and  look forward to meeting and helping their many clients, both old and new. “

From 1 October 2012 the combined firm will operate from Burnett Barker Solicitors, 3 Hatter Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1LZ and can be contacted on 01284 701131.

Deeds, Wills and other documents will be transferred to Burnett Barker Solicitors’ safekeeping.