Management Team

Michael Whatley

the vision

from the beginning

To create an estate agency firm, like no other, to provide a clear and transparent process that serves to provide the best property marketing and property management available, the ethos of Whatley Lane was to provide something exceptional and with the experience of the management team, we set about to create what is now known as Whatley Lane Estate Agents.

Michael Whatley

Our Legal Expert


Michael has over 40 years’ experience as a solicitor having qualified and worked in the City in 1971. He opened his own practice in Suffolk in 1990. His legal expertise extends to contractual disputes, equine, reversionary interest, buying and selling of licensed premises and property conveyancing.

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

Now as a consultant solicitor with many years’ experience in both Residential and Commercial property, Michael is constantly working to improve the service offered by Whatley Lane in making the Sales and Lettings process as stress free as possible and is proud of progress made to date with his oversight as Operations Director.

The Country Life

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

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