WHO WE ARE
The team at CJH Solicitors
Founding partner, Crown Court Advocate and Duty Solicitor, Chris was admitted as a solicitor in 1987.
A determined advocate with a wealth of experience, Chris represents clients in relation to all types of cases at every level of the criminal justice system. He rightly prides himself on the depth of his legal knowledge and its practical application to achieving the best outcomes.
Partner and Duty Solicitor, Peter was admitted as a solicitor in 1990.
A former legal adviser and manager in the Magistrates' Courts service, Peter also has extensive experience of all types of criminal cases encountered in private practice. He has been approved by the Solicitors Regulation Authority to be the CJH Solicitors Compliance Officer for Legal Practice (COLP) and Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration (COFA). To understand more about the responsibilities of a COLP and COFA please click here.
Partner and Duty Solicitor, Asif was admitted as a solicitor in 1998.
Asif is a formidable advocate in the police station and magistrates' court. He brings a practical approach to problem solving and achieving the best outcomes for the clients of CJH Solicitors.
Partner and Duty Solicitor, Jonathan was admitted to the roll in 2003.
Jonathan's experience as a fully qualified police station representative for many years prior to admission as a solicitor make him a force to be reckoned with when suspected offences are under investigation. If proceedings are commenced he leaves no stone unturned in making sure there is the best possible result in each case.
Partner, Crown Court Advocate and Duty Solicitor, Stephen was admitted to the roll in 1998.
Stephen has many years experience of providing legal representation with a number of different law firms. An advocate with higher court rights, he represents clients with great effect in relation proceedings at all levels of the criminal justice system.
Duty Solicitor and consultant, Maggie is a Designated Fee Earner in relation to publicly funded legal services (Legal Aid). She was admitted to the roll in 2005.
Maggie is popular with clients due to her caring approach and willingness to go the extra mile to achieve a good outcome.
Crown Court Clerk and Office Manager
Barbara is the glue that holds CJH Solicitors together. Ably assisted by Tyrell Ellul, Barbara brings huge experience to running the Crown Court department and managing the day to day operation of the office. Her attention to detail and thorough preparation of cases proceeding in the Crown Court is second to none.