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Damian Zelazowski
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      • Silverwell House
      • 32 Silverwell Street
      • Bolton
      • Lancashire
      • BL1 1PT
      • 01204 540900
      • 01204 362129

Damian Zelazowski

Where/when you studied: Staffordshire University: 1995-1999

Professional expertise before joining the firm: I began my career at a prominent busy Manchester firm, qualifying in 2003 and then moving to work at the Public Defender Service where I qualified as a duty solicitor. I spent the seven years before joining Fieldings Porter working in a Cheshire firm representing clients before Magistrates and Crown Courts around the country.

When you joined the firm: January 2021

Department responsibilities (within the firm): Duty Solicitor and Higher Courts Advocate representing private and publicly funded clients at all stages of criminal proceedings from investigations with the police through to Crown Court.

Areas of special legal expertise: Criminal Defence - I have developed a specialism in representing people accused of violent offences and drug offences. I have represented defendants accused of a range of offences including murder, I have been junior advocate in murder cases twice, led successfully by the late Roger Farley QC. I understand that every criminal case is a matter of utmost importance for those involved in it and always provide my clients with robust advice and representation.

Committees or organisations (to support the claim of specialist legal expertise): Higher Rights Advocate (Criminal)

Duty Solicitor

Magistrates Court Qualification

Police Station Accredited Representative

Name: Damian Zelazowski
Position: Duty Solicitor/Higher Courts Advocate
Where educated: Staffordshire University
First job: Lifeguard
Hobbies: Triathlon, Mountain Biking, Surfing, Open water swimming
Favourite food: All of it
Favourite film: Notting Hill
Favourite group/artist: Barenaked Ladies
Ultimate holiday destination: Hawaii
Favourite sport/team: Triathlon/North Bolton Tri
Favourite book: Good Omens
Likes: Family Camping Weekends, Sunny evenings
Dislikes: Intolerance
Personal ambition: Ironman UK 2021 (my first Ironman)