Rob Adam > Greene & Greene > Bury St Edmunds, England > Lawyer Profile

Greene & Greene
80 GUILDHALL STREET
BURY ST EDMUNDS
IP33 1QB
England

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner, Rob specialises in dispute resolution work.  Main areas of which are commercial litigation, property litigation, cfontentiustrusts and probate, insolvency and construction. He heads the firm’s team of dispute resolution lawyers. Rob is an accomplished solcitor with a wide range of experience in dispute resolution work. He recently psssed the STEP Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes with a commendation.

Career

Trained Few & Kester. Qualified 1995 Wilson Browne, 1995 – 1997, Solicitor / Partner Ashton Graham / Ashtons Legal 1007 – 2018. Partner Greene & Greene to 2018 date.

Memberships

STEP Member

Education

Ingatestone Anglo European School, Newcastle Universary 1990 B A Hons: Newcastle Polytechnic CPE 1992, Universtiy of Northumbria L & F 1993.

Leisure

Triathlon & Youth Rugby Coach Bury St. Edmunds RUFC.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

Greene & Greene in Bury St Edmunds has ‘strong knowledge and experience in contentious trusts and probate work, and also provides wonderful client service‘. Michael Batty and the ‘very personable and reassuringRob Adam are ‘proactive and give clear advice‘ on matters including actions for the removal of personal representatives and trustees, challenges to the validity of wills, Inheritance Act claims, and high-value trusts disputes. The firm increasingly acts for a client base in East Anglia, London and further afield. Consultant and full ACTAPS member Kate Chandler has more than 35 years’ experience in contentious matters.

East Anglia > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: elsewhere in East Anglia

(Leading individuals)

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Greene & Greene in Bury St Edmunds has a ‘very strong set up for major litigation‘. The firm has a compact team that nevertheless handles regional, national and, increasingly, international matters. Lead partners Rob Adam and Michael Batty ‘know their fields and have the necessary gravitas‘. Newly promoted partner Sarah Western is ‘punching well above the weight of a provincial solicitor, taking on City practices‘. The firm recently represented a senior employee of insulation manufacturer Celotex in a case arising from the Grenfell Tower fire.

East Anglia > Real estate > Property litigation

The Bury St Edmunds office of Greene & Greene has an experienced litigation practice that frequently handles property-related matters, many of which exceed £1m in value. Rob Adam and Property Litigation Association member Michael Batty are the lead partners in a small but highly skilled team, in which Sarah Western is ‘rightly feared by opponents as a formidable opponent whose star is rising fast‘.

East Anglia > Real estate > Construction

Greene & Greene in Bury St Edmunds has developed a strong construction and engineering practice in recent years, having expanded its range of work for funders, developers, contractors, subcontractors and professional advisers. Its recent work has included advising on a £1m dispute concerning a development in London, and advice to a funder on a commercial development near Bury St Edmunds. Specialist construction partner Sarah Western leads the practice, along with property specialist Neil Grigg, construction litigation expert Rob Adam and senior partner Michael Batty. ‘A small, efficient team that is great to work with‘, remarks a client.