Meet The Team

Meet our team of full service solicitors at Wayman and Long, based at our offices in Sudbury and Clare.

We know that legal matters can be daunting and complex, which is why our team prides itself on giving you peace of mind and guidance, no matter the legal matter you may be dealing with. We know our community well and continuously commit to serving the unique needs of those in Suffolk.

Our highly committed team of full service solicitors and commissioners serve to offer the highest quality of service in a comfortable environment. Find out how we can help you by exploring our range of legal services. Our team of seasoned experts are highly-skilled, fully qualified and registered by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.


Our Team Of  Full Service Solicitors In Suffolk

Wayman and Long logo

Stephen Whiskin


Steven joined the firm in early 2014 before becoming a partner of the firm later that year. Steve has an extensive experience and knowledge of accountancy. Since becoming a partner in 2019, he has used his skillset in business and marketing to help grow the firm and improve client experience.

Steve's work has led the Wayman & Long team into gaining a reputation for being the most friendly firm in the area and providing great client experience.

Wayman and Long logo

Phillip Povey


Phil joined the firm in 2014 after working for law firm blue chip companies in Litigation and worked in a number of different areas. Phil became a partner of the firm in 2019 where he uses his expertise to help assist a number of different private clients whilst also provided specialist skills in dealing with probate.

Phil's reputation has led to numerous long term clients as he continues to be known for his strong expertise combined with his ability to put clients at ease, making him the perfect person to assist clients through what they require.

Nigel Gowling - Wayman and Long

Nigel Gowling


Nigel joined the firm in 2016. Nigel is a fully qualified barrister at law. Since joining the firm Nigel has used his specialist skillset to assist clients in a wide variety of areas, specialising in agricultural cases, litigation and general practices.

Nigel is known for his ability to use his wealth of knowledge to deliver the best outcomes for his clients.

Bradley Giles - Wayman and Long

Bradley Giles


Bradley joined the firm in 2022 after relocating from Birmingham. Bradley is a trainee solicitor after studying at the University of Law in Birmingham where he achieved a first class honours degree.

Bradley has helped assist with litigation, family law and conveyancing since joining the firm. Bradley has quickly developed a reputation amongst clients for his positive attitude towards helping them.

Lynn Exley - Wayman and Long

Lynn Exley

Reception Manager

Lynn joined the firm in 2022 after being a pillar of the local community for a number of years. Lynn has worked for numerous parish councils across the local area and since joining as a receptionist for the firm, she has used her vast experience of accounting at Estec digital limited to assist our team.

Being the first person people speak to at the firm, Lynn is known for looking after clients with a caring attitude.

Wayman and Long logo

Ann Turnbull

Probate Executive

Ann joined the firm in 2001 and has helped the firm grow over the years. Ann is a probate executive with a wealth of experience. Ann specialises in private client work and over the years has gained a reputation for being one of the most knowledgeable around.

Ann is known for ensuring the process is as smooth as possible for her clients and being on hand to help them every step of the way.

Wayman and Long logo

Carolyn Armstrong

PA for Stephen Whiskin

Carolyn joined the firm in 2003 and works as a personal assistant to Phillip Povey. Carolyn uses her wealth of experience to assist clients throughout their time as a client at Wayman & Long. Carolyn has developed a reputation for her sensitivity around matters and being on hand to support clients at all times.

Carolyn plays a key role in helping the firm run effectively whilst being a favourite for clients of the firm to speak to.

Sophie Exley - Wayman and Long

Sophie Exley

Cilex Apprentice

Sophie Joined the firm in 2022 after previously running her own successful beauty business before changing due to a passion she discovered working in the legal industry.

Since joining the firm, Sophie has used her excellent customer service skills in order to build strong relationships with clients - whilst assisting the wider team across a variety of legal matters.

Wayman and Long logo

Matthew Rampling

Solicitor Apprentice

Wayman and Long logo

Emily Downs

Trainee Solicitor

Wayman and Long logo

Verity Knights

Trainee Solicitor

Book A Consultation

Fill out the form to submit your details for a consultation. A member of our team will contact you as soon as possible to schedule a time and date convenient to you.
Book Consultation Form
Prefer to talk to someone?
Call our team
01787 277 375
Subscribe To Our Newsletter
Keep up to date with the latest news, industry advice and special offers.
Mailchimp Subscription
All Rights Reserved © Copyright 2023 All Wayman & Long

Created & Managed By Space Rocket Digital

linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram