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

Greene & Greene
IP33 1QB

Work Department

Dispute Resolution




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

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


STEP Member


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


Triathlon & Youth Rugby Coach Bury St. Edmunds RUFC.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Real estate > Property litigation

Greene & Greene in Bury St Edmunds is known for its ‘honest, straightforward’ team, which is praised by clients for its ‘strong depth of knowledge and wide-ranging skill set’. Practice heads Rob Adam and Michael Batty are adept at handling restrictive covenant enforcement, and damages claims. The ‘logical, methodical, calm and experienced‘ Sarah Western frequently handles high-value property and construction disputes, including injunctive relief and damages claims exceeding £1m.

East Anglia > Real estate > Construction

Greene & Greene in Bury St Edmunds is ‘very professional’ when advising a broad range of clients, including funders, developers, contractors, sub-contractors and other stakeholders. Specialist construction partner Sarah Western is known for her ‘considerable legal expertise and commitment, and her focused and skilled approach’. Western works closely with litigators Rob Adam and Michael Batty, and residential and commercial development specialist Hugo Greer-Walker. Associate Anna Britland handles public procurement and state aid matters.

East Anglia > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

Greene & Greene‘s Bury St Edmunds office’s practice handles high-value contentious matters relating to trusts and probate. The firm frequently advises on contested wills, including challenges to their validity on the grounds of lack of testamentary capacity and claims under the Inheritance Act involving multimillion-pound assets. Experienced litigation partner Rob Adam, who is ‘highly intelligent but modest and unflappable’, leads the practice, in which associate Bee Belby and legal executive Tracy-Ann Moore play pivotal roles. Consultant Kate Chandler retired in 2022. The lawyers ‘take the time to understand the individual and their needs to best serve them‘.

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

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Rob AdamGreene & Greene

Greene & Greene in Bury St Edmunds is regarded as ‘providing a London service’ to its clients, who reportedly appreciate the ‘excellent strategic thinking and foresight’ of Michael Batty and Rob Adam, as well as their ability to ‘work together with counsel to achieve the best result’. The ‘efficient, knowledgeable and user-friendly’ Sarah Western focuses predominantly on construction litigation, but is also highly regarded for her general commercial disputes work. Adam and Western recently brought a breach of fiduciary duty claim against two outgoing directors of Henry Williams Limited on behalf of a client, arising from their actions allegedly wrongfully assisting a competing company.