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Located at Tower House Business Centre, in York, our office is housed in a beautiful late 1800's property that was originally built as the Northern Command Headquarters for the British Army.

Onsite parking is available at our office, with easy access from from the M1 and A64.

If you are travelling by bus or train, we recommend a taxi to bring you to Fishergate. If you are feeling fit, there is a 20 minute walk over the City centre bridge.

If you require any assistance, please contact us with the details on the right.


James McAulay


James became a Mental Health Accreditation Panel Member in 2009.

Andrew Stewardson


Andrew deals with all aspects of criminal defence work

Matt Goode


Matt joined the firm in January 2013.

Julie Murphy

Senior Advocate

Julie is an experienced specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Cheryl Rudden


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

Anna Moran

Senior Advocate

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

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.

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.

Tracey Hepworth

Police Station Representative

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

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.

Ella Barker


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

Stephen Arthur

Crown Court Manager

Stephen has years of criminal law experience.

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.

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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 not only found Susannah good at her job but human too."

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"Paige was very good, hard working, polite and ease to get on with."

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"No words can express how grateful we all are as a family, Rob is totally dedicated to his job and all his client’s cases."

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"Professional and friendly service."

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"Thank you for your fast, efficient communications and professional advice throughout my case."

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"Patricia made me feel at ease at a point when I was scared. I am very happy with the high level of professionalism."

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"An outstanding result was achieved by Anna Moran, she fully understood my situation and fought hard for a result in my favour."

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