John Philpott


John is our Senior Partner and is a very experienced Solicitor. He is responsible for our contentious side of the business and deals with all forms of litigation and disputes between parties. A major part of his work relates to family matters arising from a breakdown in a marriage, civil partnership or other relationship, including property and financial issues and/or child arrangements. John is also a family mediator. In addition, he deals with accident claims, employment matters and landlord and tenant disputes.

Robert Adams


Bob has practiced from our Rayleigh office since 1985 and has extensive knowledge of properties in the Rayleigh and surrounding areas. Bob is a Chartered Legal Executive and a Licensed Conveyancer and specialises in residential and commercial Conveyancing, transfers of equity and lifetime mortgages and also Wills. Bob is proud of the fact that a large number of his clients return for him to deal with their Conveyancing transactions and also recommend their friends and family.

Richard Cohen


Richard qualified as a Solicitor in 1998 and joined Rudds in 2003.  Richard specialises in all areas of residential and commercial Conveyancing with a particular flair for dealing with the minutiae of commercial leases.  A past District Law Society President, Richard has pioneered the integration of the Conveyancing Quality Scheme into the day to day running of our property practice and now oversees the integration of the Scheme in all aspects of the property services we provide

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