Criminal Defence Team

Clarkson Hirst Solicitors Limited

"I have already recommended C.H to people due to the service I have received from Hannah."

Client feedback survey comment September 2021

Our 24-hour criminal defence team is listed below.

Hannah Youren

Hannah Youren is a Duty Solicitor and Director based at our Lancaster office. Hannah has practiced from Lancaster Magistrates’ Court and Lancaster Police Station and Kendal Police Station for many years, and has developed a fine reputation as a tenacious Criminal Defence Solicitor. Hannah’s practice includes preparing serious crown court trial cases. Hannah has practiced in criminal defence work since she qualified as a solicitor on the 15th September 2010. Hannah has worked for Clarkson Hirst as a criminal defence solicitor since 1st September 2016.

Hannah is accredited to the Law Society Criminal Litigation panel as a Criminal Defence Specialist Solicitor.

Tayla England

Tayla England is a Criminal Defence Duty Solicitor in our crime department, representing clients at the police station, Magistrates’ Courts and Crown Court. Tayla was admitted to the roll of solicitors on 17th November 2023 and prior to that she was a trainee solicitor at the firm.

24-hour Police station team

Clarkson Hirst operates a truly 24 hour police station advice service so if you, one of your relatives, friends or colleagues is at the police station and requires advice please telephone 07880 948950 for our Lancaster and Kendal offices and 07973 622702 for our Barrow office. You will be diverted to the on call solicitor who will be able to assist you.