Specialist Criminal Defence & Mental Health Solicitors
ABR solicitors is a nationally recognised criminal defence solicitors practice specialising in fraud, crime and regulatory defence. Our mental health team are highly regarded throughout the North of England. We have offices in Leeds, Liverpool, Harrogate and York.
We believe in ensuring that people and companies are properly represented in their case. We treat you as individual and know that every case is different.
To do so we always fully assess and challenge evidence. We are committed to fighting for all our clients, both publicly and privately funded.
5 Reasons to Appoint Us
We are available 24 hours a day to assist clients from the police station to Supreme Court.
We are “exceptionally approachable and easy to work with.” (Chambers UK)
We provide proper representation to all clients, at all stages of the proceedings.
We advise personal and corporate clients, dedicated to providing a quality service. We listen and we help you.
We won’t confuse you with legal jargon.
One of the leading criminal practices in the country
This highly regarded team has a longstanding reputation in all matters connected with criminal law. The leading criminal practice in Yorkshire, ABR Solicitors, is ranked in the top four practices nationwide and the top three in the North West. The criminal law practice is going from strength to strength handling numerous high profile and complex cases all over the country. A highly regarded team of criminal defence solicitors; fraud and proceeds of crime act are recognised as a particular area of expertise.
In Chambers UK 2013 sources said the ABR Solicitors team is noted for its work in complex and very high cost cases, and its practice is recognised nationwide. “The firm gives the highest possible level in terms of quality of instructions and legal ability.”
The “team has real courage in the cases it takes”. We prepare all cases thoroughly, leaving no stone unturned. As described by Chambers we “keep on digging”.More About Us
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Meet Our Team
Claire is an experienced criminal defence solicitor. Having gained a degree in Community Studies and Applied Sociology, she went on to gain her Common Professional Examination at the University of Central Lancashire. After completion of her CPE, she gained...
Anna re-joined ABR in February 2016 having originally trained at the firm before qualifying as a solicitor in 2013. She became a member of the criminal defence duty solicitor scheme in 2014. Anna defends people detained at the police station and also acts as...
Tracey joined the firm in 2010 having previously had a career in the civil service which included amongst other roles working as a judge’s clerk in the High Court before then working as a court clerk in the Crown Courts on the Manchester and Yorkshire...
Paige joined the firm in 2016 after working within a Mental Health Act department for a number of years. Paige’s role included checking the legality of detention procedures, under which individuals were detained in hospital under the Mental Health Act and...
Ashley joined the firm in March 2018 from her previous firm of solicitors where she had worked in their mental health department since 2015. Ashley has joined ABR Solicitors mental health department as a caseworker and is currently undertaking her Mental...