Neil R Walmsley > Greene & Greene > Bury St Edmunds, England > Lawyer Profile

Greene & Greene
IP33 1QB

Work Department

Corporate and commercial.


Director of partner Neil Walmsley Ltd, Neil specialises in corporate finance and commercial work, including acquisitions, disposals, financing, restructuring of businesses and information technology. Under Sheriff of the County of Suffolk and a Trustee of the Suffolk Community Foundation.

Independent research describes Neil as an “amiable, adept corporate lawyer who always talks sense”.  Neil is “a good guy to deal with” and provides “city service at sensible rates”.


Articled Halliwell Landau; qualified 1992; joined Greene & Greene 1993; made partner 1996.


Birmingham University (LLB).


Equestrian competition, motor sports.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Finance > Banking and finance

Based in Bury St Edmunds, Greene & Greene handles a national portfolio of banking and finance work, with a growing number of matters for clients based in London. The firm acts predominantly for borrowers in domestic and cross-border transactions, with recent transactions involving the US, Hong Kong, Malaysia and many European countries. Solicitor advocate and barrister Simon Ratcliffe leads the practice. Corporate finance partners Neil Walmsley and Mark Daly, and corporate partner Mark Whittaker, who joined from gunnercooke LLP, are also involved in large transactions.

East Anglia > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in East Anglia

Greene & Greene in Bury St Edmunds has a deep bench of partners who handle regional, national and cross-border corporate transactions, including recent deals in the US, Hong Kong, Malaysia and throughout Europe. Solicitor advocate Simon Ratcliffe leads the practice, in which Neil Walmsley handles acquisitions, disposals, financings and restructurings, and Mark Daly has developed a niche in advising shareholders of high-growth VC-backed science and technology companies. Andrew Cooper is known for corporate restructurings and for providing fundraising advice to technology companies. Mark Whittaker, who joined from gunnercooke LLP in late 2020, is ‘commercial, pragmatic, responsive and diligent‘.