Mr E C Lidster established the firm on the 1st of January 1980 at offices in Cleethorpes Road Grimsby and relocated to our present offices in Nelson Street Grimsby in 1984.

We undertake Legal Aid and Privately Funded work. All Police Station cases are free of charge to you under the Legal Aid scheme. Many people facing Criminal proceedings are eligible for Legal Aid and we are happy to do a free assessment for you. We offer a free initial consultation on all criminal matters.

We deal with a wide range of allegations from Murder to Motoring Offences.

 Our Team comprises of:

 Mr Ernie Lidster: Senior Partner, Solicitor, Police Station Accredited Duty Solicitor and High Court Advocate.  (Practicing since 1976)

Mr Nick Furman: Partner, Solicitor, Police Station Accredited Duty Solicitor (practicing since 1989)


Miss Ashlea Bradley: Practice Manager and Senior Crown Court Clerk with over 10 years experience in Criminal Law.

Our office hours are 9am to 5pm Monday To Friday.

We are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority number 53196 and we hold a Specialist Quality Mark certificate. 

Police Station Cover 24/7.


Please do not hesitate to contact our office and speak with a member of our experienced team for free advice and assistance.