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Buglear Bate & Co

Solicitors & Notary Public



We are a firm of solicitors based in Woking. We have been established in our current form since 1992. Our notary public practice was established in 1995.

The partners are Bruce Buglear and Jeremy Bate .


We deal with -


      Residential and commercial property transactions

      Wills and probate

      Employment compromise agreements

      Notarisation of documents for use in foreign jurisdictions


      Our legal services are provided by solicitors (or a public notary in the case of notarial services) of at least 15 years' standing


During the current pandemic emergency our offices are closed to visitors.

We are operating a reduced telephone service (operating between 10.00 am - 4.00 pm)
and you should please in the first instance email us:


Bruce Buglear:   
bb@buglear-bate.co.uk

Jeremy Bate:   
jsb@buglear-bate.co.uk

Christine Gallyer:   
cg@buglear-bate.co.uk




Tel          01483 715527
Fax          01483 723237
Email       jsb@buglear-bate.co.uk

Post        31 Guildford Road, Woking, Surrey GU22 7QQ

DX           2906 Woking


We accept service of court proceedings and other litigation by post and DX but not by fax or email.






Lindsay Sait & Turner' Documents & WIlls Funds, files, Deeds, Wills and Title Documents previously held by Messrs Lindsay Sait & Turner, Solicitors, of Woking - updated 8 November 2018





Fulchers' Documents & WIlls Deeds, Wills and Title Documents previously held by Messrs Fulchers, Solicitors, of Woking - updated 3 December 2013





We are authorised and regulated as solicitors by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, SRA No. 59791.   Our legal services are provided by Solicitors of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.

Our notarial practice is regulated by the Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury.   Our notarial services are provided by a Notary Public of England and Wales.

Our professional indemnity insurers are AmTrust Europe Limited.   We are insured by them in respect of legal and notarial services provided within the jurisdiction of England and Wales, with an indemity limit in respect of any one claim of £ 3m.

The VAT number of our solicitor practice is 384 1479 30.   Our notarial practice is a separate business and is not registered for VAT.



Solicitors' Professional Code of Conduct     solicitors' professional conduct rules

Solicitors Regulation Authority   the official regulator responsible for solicitors

The Law Society     the professional body which represents solicitors



Notaries' Practice Rules 2014     notaries' professional conduct rules

Notaries' Code of Practice     notaries' Code of Practice

The Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury   the official regulator responsible for notaries

The Notaries Society     the professional body which represents notaries



Legal Ombudsman   consumer complaints against lawyers, including solicitors and notaries

Your personal information

Solicitor Pricing information

Notary pricing information
Notary privacy policy
Notary data protection policy

Problems and Complaints



© Buglear Bate & Co, 17 November 2021