Solicitors in Rugeley

Pickering & Butters Solicitors
Canberra House
3 Market Square
WS15 2BN
United Kingdom

Telephone: 01889 803080

Fax: 01889 803081

DX: 18051 Rugeley

Opening Times

Monday 09:00 - 17:00

Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00

Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00

Thursday 09:00 - 17:00

Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Our solicitors provide a wide range of legal services within the area and throughout Staffordshire. We have been operating in Staffordshire for over a century, with our Rugeley office first opening in 1956.

As an advanced firm, our solicitors are committed to meeting a wide range of client’s needs and are continuously looking for ways to improve the quality of our service.

Being one of Staffordshire’s longest established firms, it’s important that we give back to a community that has served us so well for several years. Which is why we support the community in any way we can.

For the past three years we have been part of the Staffordshire Cycling Festival and support Katharine House Hospice amongst many other charities and local causes. You can see a full list here.


Our office in Rugeley is based in the centre of town, on Market Square.

The nearest local transport links include Rugeley Town Train Station, with local bus transport points close by, depending on your destination.

Our Legal Services in Rugeley

We offer a wide range of services for businesses and individuals, some of which are listed below:

Services for Individuals

Agricultural Law Advice for Individuals

Our team offer tailored advice for people working within rural industries, including in relation to employment, tenancies and dispute resolution. Also farm sales and purchases.

Residential Property

We strongly believe that there is no need for moving home to be “the most stressful time of your life”. This is why we ensure that if you take advantage of our professional independent advice you will benefit from a smooth-running process, whatever type of property transaction we are helping you with.

Family Law

At what can often be an unsettling and confusing time, our team of family law solicitors in Rugeley will ensure we help you gain clarity and a way forward.  We recognise that during this time you will need friendly, understanding and supportive advice. That’s why we do all that we can to ensure that you receive the guidance you need to reach your desired conclusion, including alternative dispute resolution. We are specialists in divorce & civil partnership dissolution, collaborative law, pre & post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, children matters and financial settlements.

Wills, Trusts & Probate

Our Wills, trusts and probate team in Rugeley can assist with Will writing, setting up and managing trusts, advice on issues such as Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs), Grant of Probate and Contested Probate, as well as guidance on acting as an Executor or Estate Administrator during probate.

Employment Law for Employees

Our employment lawyers in Rugeley can provide clear, practical advice for all areas of employment law, including contracts of employment and director’s service agreements, as well as contentious matters, such as terminations, redundancies, settlement agreements and Employment Tribunal claims.

Personal Injury Claims

We provide empathetic and pragmatic support for pursuing personal injury compensation following an accident that was not your fault. Our team have a strong track record of resolving even the most complex claims out of court, saving you time, money and stress.

Medical Negligence Claims

Our medical negligence claims team in Rugeley can guide you through the entire process of claiming compensation for clinical errors, helping you to get the support you need for your recovery.

Dispute Resolution

Our dispute resolution solicitors in Rugeley can help to find positive solutions to a wide range of personal legal conflicts, including related to employment, professional negligence and property.

Services for Business

Agricultural Law for Businesses

Our agricultural lawyers in Rugeley can provide seasoned advice for all of the issues rural businesses face, including employment law, property law and commercial matters, as well as regulatory issues.

Business & Commercial Law

We can guide your business through all stages of starting and growing your organisation, allowing you to operate effectively and profitably in full compliance with the law.

Commercial Property Law

Along with an array of knowledge within commercial property, our commercial property lawyers in Rugeley also provide cost effective and specialist advice across all areas of commercial property transactions.

Franchising Law

As franchising continually grows in popularity, whether you are in the early stages of considering franchising your business or are currently a franchisor who wishes to restructure, our dedicated specialists are there to provide the answers to your questions, relieving you of any additional pressure when there is so much to consider.

Employment Law for Employers

Our employment lawyers in Rugeley can advise your business on everything you need to do to comply with UK employment law, as well as supporting you with issues such as terminations, redundancy and Employment Tribunal claims.

Public Services Law

We advise businesses on all areas of the law involved in dealing with local authorities and government departments, helping you to establish successful relationships with these organisations while facilitating your business plans.

Business Dispute Resolution

Our commercial litigation solicitors in Rugeley have a strong track record of successfully resolving various types of business disputes, usually without the need for court action.

Useful Resources in Rugeley

Here are some links that you may find of use when visiting Rugeley:

Rugeley Town Council

Here you can find information on news and events in Rugeley, along with updates within the town and details on town council meetings.

GOV.UK Court and Tribunal Finder

This website will locate the nearest court or tribunal closest to Rugeley. Following a series of questions relating to your individual legal needs, the website will then narrow down the most convenient court or tribunal for you.

Citizens Advice

The Rugeley based Citizens Advice Office is on Brook Square. The website provides information on how to access their services, session times, and telephone advice times.