Duty Solicitor (Admitted 2004) Chris joined the firm part-time in 1998 and then full time in 2001. He qualified as a solicitor in 2004. Chris is now a Duty Solicitor and represents clients in both in the Magistrates' Court and at the police station. He specialises in trials at the Magistrates' Court but has defended in the Crown Court as well. He also specialises in military law.