Jonathan Black


Jonathan Black of BSB Solicitors is held in high regard for his “very experienced, hard-working, client-based and client-oriented” approach and is described as “amongst the best defence solicitors around.” He works on wide-ranging criminal cases, including homicide charges and high-value drug conspiracies. Jonathan briefly practised at the bar, before requalifying as a solicitor in 1995. … Continued

Jim Skelsey


Jim is regarded as a leading criminal defence lawyer and trial Advocate. He qualified in 1994 and initially worked for RM Broudie Solicitors, one of the leading firms in Liverpool. There, he gained experience in serious general criminal defence work including homicide and large-scale importation. In 1998 Jim moved to London and joined Hodge Jones … Continued

Seona White

Senior Solicitor

Seona is a senior member of our team of criminal defence specialists Having been called to the Bar in 2002 and cross-qualified as a solicitor in 2007, Seona joined BSB form a well established South London Firm in January 2018. Seona has dedicated her entire career to criminal defence. She has substantial experience of representing … Continued

Rabia Mir


A robust and meticulous trial advocate, Rabia has extensive experience on a range of criminal matters in both the Crown Court and Magistrate’s Court , including all areas of fraud, confiscation, money laundering, Drugs offences and sexual offences. She has also instructed in private civil matters and regularly advises on prosecutions brought by The Home … Continued

Chloe Hingley


Prior to joining BSB Solicitors, Chloe trained and qualified at a leading London criminal defence practice where she gained experience in all aspects of criminal defence and extradition law. Chloe has successfully defended clients whose extradition has been requested by a range of states for offences including murder, rape, serious violent offences, large-scale fraud, serious … Continued

Kajal Patel

Senior Secretary and Administrator

Kajal joined bsb solicitors not long after it was founded. A graduate in Law, Kajal joined bsb in 2004 and since then has developed her skills as both a Criminal Secretary as well as an Administrator. She works alongside Agnes and Abdul providing vital support to our clients, and assisting solicitors and paralegals. She is … Continued

Monika Zuziak-Shackleton


Monika joined BSB Solicitors in October 2018 She graduated from Middlesex University with a degree in Law and Business, then studied the Graduate Diploma in Law at London South Bank University and recently completed her legal studies by achieving a distinction in the Legal Practice Course at London Metropolitan University. Monika is a crime paralegal, … Continued