Who We Are

Our Team

Our experienced and specialist team will work to get you the best possible outcome.
Ian and Bal have worked tirelessly together delivering justice to the community for over 10 years.

Ian Anderson LLB (Hons) - Managing Director

As well as being the Managing Director, Ian is a qualified Solicitor on the Duty Solicitor Rota for Preston, Chorley, Ormskirk, South Ribble and Leyland giving him a wealth of local knowledge and experience, however Ian regularly travels to Police Stations and Courts up and down the Country for serious or complex matters in respect of which Ian's passion for justice and attention to detail makes him a popular choice. Ian is also a Higher Court Advocate in Criminal Proceedings able to represent before the Crown Court. Ian also has a broad range of experience in dealing with Immigration applications and appeals.

Bal Minhas LLB (Hons) - Director

Bal is a Director of our company as well as a qualified Solicitor on the Duty Solicitor Rota for Preston, Chorley, Ormskirk, South Ribble and Leyland.  He is one of the most sought after practitioners in his field and he is regularly involved in cases of the utmost severity and complexity. Bal specialises in defending those charged with the most serious criminal offences throughout the country. He has considerable experience in defending allegations of MTIC fraud, murder, human trafficking, serious sexual offences, conspiracy allegations, supply and importation of drugs, firearm offences and money laundering. Bal is also fluent in Punjabi. 

John Didsbury LLB (Hons) - Consultant Solicitor

John qualified as a Solicitor in 1984 and has worked exclusively in the field of criminal litigation building a wealth of experience in dealing with all aspects of crime. As well as being a Duty Solicitor in the local Magistrates' Court regularly dealing with summary trials, John specialises in complex case work involving multi-handed white collar fraud, drugs conspiracies and money laundering.

Debbie Ormiston - Criminal Law Executive

Debbie has practiced in the area of criminal law since 1992. As well as assisting in the preparation of Magistrates' Court cases, Debbie was formerly the head of the Crown Court department at Birchall Blackburn Solicitors and has developed a career specialising in serious crime. Debbie is renowned for her professional and approachable attitude.

Salma Jaffer LLB (Hons) - Consultant Solicitor

Salma is an experienced Solicitor having qualified in 2006 and since that time she has worked extensively in the area of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality. Over the years Salma has assisted with various applications for those who wish to enter the UK, extend their leave and eventually leading them to settlement. She has the ability and drive to pursue immigration applications and appeals to a high level. Salma is renowned for her exceptional client care and is fluent in Kutchi and Urdu.

Abderrahmane Morchid - Senior Immigration Caseworker

Abderrahmane is a Senior Immigration Caseworker accredited at OISC Level 3. He deals with a wide spectrum of immigration matters, ranging from applications for entry clearance and naturalisation, to appeals and challenging Home Office decisions. Abderrahmane is fluent in Arabic and French.

Philip Bradley - Accredited Police Station Representative

Philip is an Accredited Police Station Representative with over 10 years' experience in representing suspects at the police station. Philip is renowned for his attention to detail and has in depth knowledge of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act. He ensures that all clients are treated fairly and receive the best legal advice whilst in police custody.

Gary Till - Office Manager

Gary is our Office Manager and has worked in an office environment for over 15 years. Gary is responsible for bookkeeping, accounts, billing and administration.