Paul Watson is the Principal of the firm, a Solicitor with over 30 years’ experience and Head of our Criminal Department. Paul is particularly experienced in defending sexual offences cases, and in defending RSPCA prosecutions. SRA: 120997.
Qualified in 2007, Pam is an experienced Family Solicitor and a tenacious advocate, with particular expertise in care cases, forced marriage and female genital mutilation cases. Pam is a member of the local professional FGM Network. SRA:374714
Damian is our resident Higher Court Advocate Solicitor, representing Criminal Defence clients from police stations, through to crown court. He also specialises in defence of Driving Offences and Court Martials.
Qualified in 2008, Rebecca specialises in divorce, finance and children cases (residence, contact etc). She has a thorough and methodical approach, progressing cases quickly. Her attention to the finer details allows her to consistently achieve excellent results. SRA:399580.
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Our Crime Team can assist you 24/7 for police station interviews and offer representation at short notice in court proceedings.
Remember: All police station attendances are free of charge – it is important that everyone is aware that if you need to go to the police station it is always free to take a solicitor with you because everyone automatically receives legal aid, regardless of their means.
They can also frequently provide same day appointments, which are free initial consultations. Our Crime Team based in Middlesbrough is dedicated to providing the best criminal solicitors' service and can represent you from first interview at the police station, through to court proceedings. All police station interviews, whether voluntary or upon arrest, are free of charge to everyone under legal aid. This is not assessed on financial means. All court representation is available on a legally aided or privately paid basis and is dependent on your finances. We do however offer fixed fees for court representation, allowing you to keep control over your solicitors' fees. If you are appearing in the Adults Magistrates Court, Middlesbrough or anywhere else, read our guide on 10 things you should know.
Our Family solicitors can assist you by providing free initial consultations over the phone, and discounted fixed fee appointments face to face with no obligation. They offer both legally aided and privately paid assistance in all manner of Family Law cases. Our Family solicitors based in Middlesbrough offers sympathetic and supportive services and are dedicated to achieving the best possible results for clients in all the circumstances of their case. Both our Care Proceedings Solicitor and Private Client Family Solicitor consistently receive excellent client reviews.