Michael Whatley

Michael

Principal

Michael Whatley qualified in 1971 and has had a wealth of experience in most aspects of the law.  Michael served his articles in the city; in 1975, he started his own practice and moved from London to Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket in 1990.  His legal expertise extends to contractual disputes, equine, reversionary interest, buying and selling of licensed premises, general debt recovery and conveyancing.

Michael is also a Duty Solicitor and an advocate in the Magistrate’s Courts and occasionally in the Crown and County Courts.  Michael also leads the Criminal Defence Team dealing with the majority of matters dealt with in the Magistrates’ Court and high profile cases in the Crown Court.

His personal interests include most aspects of country life including riding, hunting, successful racehorse ownership, golf, tennis, squash.  He is married with three grown up children.