Halifax law firm Wilkinson Woodward has announced the appointment of criminal law specialist Erica Topham.
Erica brings with her more than a decade’s experience in criminal defence work on cases ranging from criminal damage to murder and theft to conspiracy.
After graduating from the University of Huddersfield, Erica worked within the Prosecutions Team at Calderdale Council before moving on to gain specialist criminal defence experience at several West Yorkshire law firms.
Erica is able to represent clients at police stations, magistrates’ courts and crown courts for all types of offence. She specialises in the defence of serious and general crime, drugs fraud and confiscation, historic sexual offences, rape, kidnap, grievous bodily harm, fraud and money laundering.
Erica, who is 57 and lives in Halifax, said: I am delighted to be joining Wilkinson Woodward – a long established and trusted legal name in Calderdale.”
Managing director Maureen Cawthorn said: “Wilkinson Woodward continues to attract legal professionals of the highest calibre and Erica’s appointment will strengthen our busy Criminal Representation department.”