Robert Anderson is a solicitor and Managing Director of the firm. He has many years of experience in acting for both private and business clients in a wide variety of disputes…
Clients often comment on his professionalism and efficiency and he excels at devising practical solutions to what are often complex problems.
Outside work Robert is a keen horseman but during the summer months his equine interests take a back seat whilst he supports his daughter at eventing and show-jumping competitions. If he has any spare time he loves walking in the Dales with his family and dog with the occasional stop at a pub along the way!
Judith Fitzpatrick is a solicitor and director in the firm. She is a specialist Family Lawyer being a Member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel and an accredited member of Resolution, a national organisation committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes…
Her many years of experience mean that Judith understands that her clients are often going through a difficult and distressing period in their lives and her guidance and support can be invaluable. Through working with individuals and families Judith has gained a sound reputation for a friendly, professional and down to earth approach. Her clients are based throughout West and North Yorkshire.
In her spare time Judith enjoys eating out, reading and foreign travel when this is possible.
Ram Saroop is a solicitor and director in the firm and heads the Dispute Resolution Department. Ram is a member of the Association of Northern Mediators, the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association and the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers…
He has a sound reputation for his expertise in advising on legal costs. Ram is a past president of the Bradford Law Society and still plays an active role in the organisation. His clients respect him for his no-nonsense approach and his thorough attention to detail when presenting cases. He relishes the opportunity of taking on more complex matters and attempting to find cost-effective and pragmatic solutions for his clients. Ram is able to read and write Punjabi and Hindi and speaks Urdu fluently; when the need arises Ram can act as an interpreter.
Outside his working life, Ram enjoys travelling back to India to spend time with relatives, as well as reading, watching sport and walking. When he has the time, Ram enjoys helping his grandsons with their maths homework.
Lynn Norris is a solicitor and director in the firm and heads the Property Department. She is an experienced commercial and residential property solicitor…
Lynn joined the firm having had considerable experience in her field with large commercial firms in the Thames Valley and Leeds. She has acted for a wide variety of clients, from public listed and private companies of all sizes to individuals.
Having now been at RDC since 2012 Lynn has established her reputation in the Wharfedale area amongst fellow professionals and clients and she combines experience with a friendly and down to earth approach. Away from her work, she can often be found watching her children on a muddy football pitch or cross country course and she enjoys hill walking, (slow) parkruns and reading.
Belinda Fox is a solicitor in the Wills, Trusts, Tax and Probate Department. Having formerly been a senior partner in the firm, she now works as a consultant in the practice…
Her caseload includes acting for many high net worth individuals and clients often comment on her practical yet sensitive approach and her ability to provide down-to-earth advice in jargon-free language.
When not at work, Belinda likes nothing more than walking in the countryside near her home with her much loved dogs. She can often be seen collecting prizes at local shows on behalf of her canine friends.
Anthony Horrocks is an experienced Property Executive based at our Bingley office having joined RDC from a major firm in Leeds.
He specialises in residential property transactions having over 16 years’ experience in conveyancing. Anthony began his career in re-mortgaging work and then progressed to sales and purchases having gained a strong reputation for his attention to detail and emphasis upon client service. He is often complimented upon his no nonsense approach and his ability to provide jargon free advice.
When not at work Anthony enjoys spending time with his two young sons and can be found playing football, swimming, cycling and walking.
Karen is a solicitor specialising in Wills, Probate, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection and Trusts based at our Bingley and Ilkley offices.
Karen has a wealth of experience in these areas of work having gained her experience over a number of years working for other local firms. She has been a member of STEP since 2013 which demonstrates her expertise in her field of law. Clients often comment upon her practical and down to earth approach when dealing with their matters combined with sensitivity and compassion at what can often be a difficult time.
When not at work Karen enjoys exploring the countryside with her three young children.
Tina joined the firm in 2020 and has a wealth of experience in dealing with Probate, Wills, Trusts, Lasting Power of Attorney’s and Deputyship applications to the Court of Protection.
She qualified as a solicitor in 2005, working locally for the last 10 years. She gained extensive knowledge and experience during this period as well as respect in the local community she served. She prides herself on her down to earth approach and ensuring that her clients are confident in her ability to complete matters promptly and efficiently.
In her spare time Tina enjoys travelling abroad and visiting her extended family in Scotland. They also enjoy exploring the countryside with the family dog Daisy.
Judith joins RDC Solicitors as a Property Executive and after gaining considerable experience in conveyancing she took a career break to look after her family. She specialises is residential property and is in the process of reinstating her Licensed Conveyancer qualification. Clients have complimented her on her professional and approachable manner. She is committed to providing good advice and excellent service in all aspects of the conveyancing transaction.
In her spare time she enjoys a variety of leisure activities such as gardening, walking, quizzing and spending time with family and friends.
Ruth is a Solicitor with many years extensive experience, particularly in residential conveyancing, and for twenty years owned her own practice in the Ribble Valley. Many of her clients have a long history of dealing with Ruth – in some cases second and third generations of the same family. Approachability and building a good rapport with clients are very important to Ruth – a belief she has held throughout her legal career.
Prior to relocating to Ilkley to be closer to family, Ruth served as a Town and Borough Councillor for several years. She is an avid aviation enthusiast – particularly helicopters, and flew herself for some years.
Having been brought up in a farming community, Ruth enjoys walking and exploring the outdoors. She also delights in spending time with her small grandson now that she is closer at hand.