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Jason Bio



Jason Lartey

Managing Director / Solicitor Advocate


Notable Cases

Jason is the Managing Director of the firm, he is a highly experienced litigator and advocate. Having qualified as a Solicitor in 2012, he has extensive experience in all aspects of Criminal and Extradition Law.

Jason has successfully defended several high-profile cases in recent years. His career highlights to date include having the murder conviction in R v Pachecka & Others quashed at the Court of Appeal and subsequently winning the re-trial. Jason was also the supervising solicitor on the legal team who successfully prevented the extradition of Lauri Love. ​

Jason feels strongly about society's injustices and puts his all into representing his clients, acting as a voice for the voiceless.

In 2023, Jason was elected to the London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association (LCCSA) committee and intends to use his position for good.

Unfortunately, Jason isn't perfect and has the misfortune of being a Man Utd fan.

Sarha bio

Nia is a Qualified Solicitor at the firm predominantly working on Criminal and Extradition Cases. Nia has a experience of litigating on all types of criminal cases ranging from murder to serious drugs offences.

Nia is also a fully accredited police station representative and is qualified to provide legal advice and assistance for all matters for suspects detained at the police station.


Nia joined he firm in August 2021 having completed her undergraduate Law with a First-Class Honours degree a month prior at Cardiff University. 

Before joining Lartey & Co, Nia acted as a caseworker for the largest Welsh-headquartered law firm, primarily in the areas of tort law and industrial compensation claims. Further, leading and overseeing a criminal appeals ProBono team on Cardiff University’s Innocence Project solidified her interest in pursuing a career in law, whereby she developed a passion for legal justice within society and criminal defence.  

Nia has developed strong interpersonal and communication skills, a resilient work ethic, and understands the importance of maintaining a firm yet empathetic client manner. 


Nia King



Nia Bio
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Sahar is a Partner at Winley Ford Solicitors however remains a consultant Solicitor with Lartey & Co Solicitors.


Sahar qualified in 2013 and is an experienced solicitor practicing in Criminal and Regulatory Defence and Professional Discipline. She is recognised for her commitment to her clients as well as her tenacity in the pursuit of justice on their behalf.

She regularly attends the police station to provide advice and assistance to clients and represents clients in Magistrates’ Court and Crown Court proceedings.

She has dealt with all types of criminal cases including high value frauds, money laundering, conspiracy to supply Class A and B drugs, serious assaults, murder, firearms offences and sexual offences.

Sahar Handford



Mandy Bio

Natalie Jolly



Natalie began her role as a Paralegal at Lartey & Co in January 2023 Her responsibilities include assisting solicitors on a wide range of cases, with a focus on criminal defence. She is driven, thorough, and devoted to her clients' success.


Natalie has a strong legal background having completed a law degree with a year abroad in Norway, followed by the Bar course at BPP Holborn, giving her an extensive understanding of the law and its procedures.


Previously, Natalie was employed at the Citizens Advice Bureau where she honed her skills in offering support and advice to those in need. During her time at university, she volunteered with the Litigants in Person project, assisting clients with navigating the legal system and representing themselves in court. She was also a part of InState, where she oversaw the Law pathway, increasing opportunities for state-school educated university students pursuing careers in law.

Practice Management 


Amanda has over 28 years of working with firms in the Legal Profession. Prior to her role at the firm, Amanda was the Chief Operating Officer at one of the most successful law firms in London. 


Amanda is responsible for growing the business, by recruiting teams and creating divisions within our portfolio to diversify our offering. 


Amanda is focused on operations, employee engagement, legal compliance, auditing, human resources and service excellence. 

Amanda Ghanie

Business Development Consultant


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