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Tony is a nationally known practitioner in criminal law. He has represented numerous clients throughout the country in relation to all aspects of criminal law from motoring to murder, theft to conspiracy to defraud.

Tony is a supervisor of the Law Society’s Duty Solicitor Scheme. Tony started his training contract with David Phillips and Partners in 1991 and by 1995 had become a partner. Over the next 5 years he gained valuable experience representing all manner of cases in the Magistrates Court and he has been Duty Solicitor qualified since 1994. In 2000 he was part of a team that was selected by the Legal Services Commission to pilot the first ever contracted case for serious fraud. It is recognised that all other VHCC / fraud cases now have to follow that model.

Tony is and has been involved in the majority of large cases in the North west and nationally.

He has a particular expertise in conspiracy matters involving large volumes of prosecution material, ensuring that the Crown disclose all the evidence in the case –particularly that which may assist the defendant.

He has acted in cases across the spectrum recently securing acquittals in murder cases.

He is a lawyer who is dedicated to his clients.

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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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