WHO WE ARE
ALAN MICHAEL PARSONS, PAUL JOHN DENTITH and ANTHONY ANDREW GILLES
PAUL is a Solicitor Advocate. He conducts Crown Court trials and cases in the Court of Appeal in London. Paul has over 30 years of experience in criminal defence work. In his career he initially worked in the East End of London and Essex before spending nearly 20 years at a highly respected criminal defence practice based in central London undertaking heavyweight high profile and serious defence cases. Paul has worked in Devon since 2006 and continues to represent those accused in the most serious of cases. In addition to criminal defence cases he conducts Firearms Licensing Appeals at the Crown Court. Paul is a qualified Police Station and Court Duty Solicitor.
ALAN qualified as a solicitor in 1983 and has exclusively undertaken criminal defence work for more than 25 years. Alan has worked for his entire professional career in Devon having moved to Torbay in 1986 working for the same firm until the creation of Devon Defence Solicitors and Advocates. Alan is a qualified Police Station and Court Duty Solicitor who regularly attends the Police Station to advise clients prior to and in interview and to fully represent them in the Magistrates Court. Alan has a substantial following with many clients who he has represented over a long period of time.
ANTHONY is a qualified Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and is a Legal Executive Advocate meaning he has the same rights of audience as a Solicitor to appear in Court. Anthony has exclusively undertaken criminal defence work for the same firm of solicitors as Alan and Paul in Torbay since 1993 until the creation of Devon Defence Solicitors and Advocates and has extensive experience of all types of criminal cases. Anthony is a qualified Police Station and Court Duty Solicitor who regularly attends at the Police Station to advise clients prior to and in interview and to fully represent them in the Magistrates Court.
The partners are fully supported in the office by Linda Forbes and Danielle Fenton
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
To provide an exceptional level of service from your initial contact all the way through to the conclusion of your case/matter.
To advise you fully on your case /matter.
To represent you expertly and to seek to achieve the best possible result for you.
To treat you fairly and with dignity and respect at all times.
To treat you as an individual with compassion whatever
To listen to you and your concerns about your case /matter.
To speak to you and write to you in a clear concise and straightforward manner.
To provide a service level such that you would wish to reinstruct us to act for you if the need arose and recommend us to others in need of our assistance.