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Our Harrogate Office

Situated in the beautiful Franklin House, our office is just a short walk from the bus and train stations of the quaint town of Harrogate.

Accessible from both the M1 motorway and the A59/ A61 roads, the Harrogate office is easy to find.

There is limited on street parking, but there are local car parks at the Jubilee (HG1 1BW) and West Park Multi-Story (HG1 1HS).

If you require further information, please contact the office with the details on the right.

Rob Rode


Rob is a nationally and internationally recognised specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Tony Murphy


Tony is a nationally known practitioner in criminal law.

James McAulay


James became a Mental Health Accreditation Panel Member in 2009.

Andrew Stewardson


Andrew deals with all aspects of criminal defence work

Anna Moran


Anna became a member of the criminal defence duty solicitor scheme in 2014

Matt Goode


Matt joined the firm in January 2013.

Julie Murphy

Senior Advocate

Julie is an experienced specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Cheryl Rudden

Senior Advocate

Cheryl qualified as a solicitor in 2004 and has specialised as a criminal defence solicitor since then

Kenton Sargeant

Senior Advocate

Kenton is a specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Anjum Nazir

Senior Advocate

Anjum is a specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Arlegh Davies

Senior Advocate

Arlegh joined ABR in January 2019 from a reputable high street firm based in London and Essex.

Eileen Chisnall

Senior Advocate

Eileen is a specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Adele McBride

Senior Advocate

Adele is a specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Mark Whitfield


Mark is a specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Gemma Raines


Gemma is a prison Law supervisor who fights for her clients.

Martin Townend


Martin is a specialist criminal defence solicitor

Manjit Thandi


Manjit is an experienced specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Jo Davidson


Jo is an accredited Police Station Representative and Prison Law Supervisor

Tracey Hepworth

Police Station Representative

Tracey joined the firm in 2010 having previously had a career in the civil service

Stephen Arthur

Crown Court Manager

Stephen has years of criminal law experience.

Ella Barker


Ella is a criminal case worker in the criminal law department.

Paige Newell

Accredited Mental Health Case Worker

Paige holds a Business and Management BA Hons degree from Leeds University with a 2:1

Ashley Taafe

Accredited Mental Health Caseworker

Ashley is a member of the firms mental health department.

Ciara Bailey

Mental Health Caseworker

Ciara is a member of the firms mental health department.

Niyaz Raof


Niyaz joined the criminal defence team in May 2018.

Michael O’Garra


Michael is a specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Atifa Bhatti


Atifa is a specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Hansa Hussain

Trainee Solicitor

Hansa assists clients in relation to criminal, prison law and mental health matters.

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"Anna Moran is the best representative I've ever seen in my life, she represented me as if she was there the day everything happened"

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"Tracey Hepworth represented me at Bradford Police Station...I cannot rate the service I received highly enough"

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“I would not hesitate to use ABR Solicitors again and cannot thank them enough for their service. Keith Allen did a fantastic job.”

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We are all now working remotely but continue to be available to represent our clients at courts, police stations, tribunals and prisons.

🏉👍Thanks to James from @abrsolicitors for popping by to donate this first team signed @leedsrhinos shirt! Incredibly generous! 💖

The shirt will be a prize at our 🕺'Dance though the Decades' event in October. Book your ticket here👉

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