About Us

John Birkby and Co.

The firm was founded by John Birkby in 1985.

As long established solicitors in Oldham, our aim is to provide the best legal advice and services. We are pleased to announce that we have been re-accredited under the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme for an eighth year.

Our offices are based in Oldham, with free parking, where you can make use of our free 30 minute consultation to find out more about how we can help. Home visits and appointments outside of our normal working hours can be made via appointment.

Get in touch today and arrange a free 30 minute consultation.

Solicitors in Oldham

Expert Solicitors based in Oldham

Our talented team of solicitors provide expert advice
across a range of legal services through a range of industry sectors.

Meet your
team of solicitors.

Fiona Goode - John Birkby Solicitors

Fiona Goode LLB (Hons)

Principle Solicitor

Fiona Goode became Principal of John Birkby & Co in June 2009.

She had previously worked for John Birkby for 7 years. Fiona studied law at Leicester University and completed her Solicitors Finals Exam at Chester before qualifying as a solicitor in 1986. She has experience working in Manchester City Centre firms as well as high street practices.

She is an accredited family law specialist with Resolution (formerly the Solicitors Family Law Association). Fiona deals with Family Law cases. Fiona also has 25 years experience in private client work, dealing with wills, probate and estate administration.

“Dear Fiona, we would like to thank you for the excellent service and attention provided by yourself and staff.  It is much appreciated” Mrs LH

Danielle Morris - John Birkby Solicitors

Danielle Morris BA (Hons) P.G.Dip

Head of Conveyancing

Danielle Morris joined John Birkby & Co in March 2010 where she is head of conveyancing.

Danielle studied law at the University of Central Lancashire and qualified as a solicitor in 2005 specialising in Conveyancing. Danielle has considerable experience dealing with all aspects of residential property sales and purchases, remortgages, transfers of equity and small business transactions.

“Dear Danielle.  Thank you so much for all your help and great service.”  Ms KU

Liz  - John Birkby Solicitors


Office Manager

Liz is our longest serving member of staff having commenced work with John Birkby & Co as a YTS trainee, now acting as receptionist, secretary and accounts administrator.