Neil Taylor
  • Neil Taylor

  • Partner


BA (Hons)

Legal Qualifications:

  • CPE College of Law 1993
  • LPC College of Law 1994

Year Of Admission:


Career History:

  • Trainee solicitor, Tilly Bailey & Irvine, 1994 to 1996
  • Solicitor, Tilly Bailey & Irvine, 1996 to 2001                                
  • Partner, Tilly Bailey & Irvine, 2001 to Present

Experience and Expertise:

I have acted in the defence of clients charged with all forms of Crime including; murder, kidnap, robbery and drugs offences. Currently acting in numerous historical sex allegations.

Corporate Social Responsibility/Pro Bono/Community Relations:

Previously a school governor of a primary school in Hartlepool

Professional Memberships/Directorship:

Police Station and Court Duty Solicitor

When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?

Professional Golfer

Why law as a career?

It always interested me and I then was influenced by the success of Mark McCormack an American lawyer who founded IMG, the Sports Management company.

Describe any interesting facts about yourself

Grew up and educated in Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Hobbies and interests 

  • Golf
  • Level 1 FA coach. Currently coaching Wynyard u13 football team.
  • Running
  • Skiing