Mark Ashford is acknowledged as one of the foremost Youth Crime lawyers in the country. He won the LALY ( Legal Aid lawyer of the year) award for criminal defence in June 2015. Chambers 2012 Directory, the independent guide to the UK legal profession, describes him as “a pre-eminent specialist in youth court work in London.” Mark is a duty solicitor. Mark has been involved in legal professional training for 15 years. He provides specific training on youth justice matters to the profession local authorities and other agencies. Mark joined TV Edwards from Taylor Nichol in 2008. he became a member partner in 2011.
Area of Specialism
- Youth work
- Serious crime
- Duty Solicitor
Mark Ashford who is the leading Youth Lawyer in the in UK who is currently publishing a handbook for youth cases in the criminal courts.
The “skilled and very knowledgeable” Mark Ashford receives praise for his abilities in sexual and gang-related criminal cases. He has a strong reputation for the representation of juveniles, with sources reporting: “He is one of the best solicitors in London for dealing with young people.– Chambers and Partners UK (2016)
Mark Ashford was a brilliant lawyer. I couldn’t have asked for more. Mark was very helpful and supportive. I would like to thank you for the help, advice and support you gave me and my son.– Client