Renshaw Derrick & Company

1st Floor, Pearl Assurance House, 128/130 Old Christchurch Road
Bournemouth, Dorset

Since 2009

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The Firm was established in April 2009 by Robert Renshaw and Doug Derrick.


Lawyer - Solicitor


Robert Renshaw qualified as a Solicitor more than 30 years ago and prosecuted on behalf of the Dorset Police for the first 5 years of his career. Since then he has devoted himself to defence work of all sorts. Road traffic cases, particularly drink driving and speeding cases are a speciality and he often receives instructions for serious fraud and drugs cases. He has been favoured with instructions to defend all sorts of people, including local Politicians and Solicitors.

Doug qualified as a Barrister in 1986 and subsequently transferred to the Roll of Solicitors in 1990.

After several years working as a Legal Advisor to Magistrates, Doug joined Messrs Turners LLP in 1989 as a Specialist Criminal Defence Litigator and subsequently became an Equity Partner with Turners before forming the present Firm with Robert Renshaw in April 2009.


Members of the Law Society and has just been peer reviewed by Solicitors appointed by the Legal Services Commission and has again been awarded the 2nd highest rating of 'Competent Plus' out of the 5 possible ratings.

Area of Business

Robert has been appearing in for 20 years and in addition to a wealth of experience and technical knowledge, he is able to guide clients through a complex legal process with consideration and understanding.


We offer legal aid.

Our fees are clearly laid out well in advance.

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