Contact number: 01642 266513
I joined the firm in 1994 as a trainee solicitor and I am now the Partner in charge of the Crown Court department. My early career was spent in the magistrates’ court and then Head of the Crown Court department. I was the first solicitor in Teesside to qualify as a solicitor advocate and have represented clients at trial, sentence and in the Court of Appeal.
I have extensive experience of dealing with complex drugs and fraud cases. I have been in involved in a number of Very High Cost Cases (VHCC) and was instrumental in obtaining VHCC panel membership for the firm.
I was the first person with in the firm to represent members of the armed forces in the UK, Germany and Cyprus. The firm now has a number of solicitor/solicitor advocates and barristers who represent members of the armed forces on a national and international basis.