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Mingus Menzies-Baird

Mingus Menzies-Baird

Commercial Litigation & Employment Solicitor

01482 231300

Michael (also known as Mingus) had a somewhat unconventional start to his career, serving as a Bomb Disposal Engineer in the British Army before retraining as a solicitor and qualified in 2000.  Mingus brings a wealth of specialist experience of litigation which includes employment law, professional negligence, boundary and land disputes such as landlord & tenant and rights of way disputes, Personal injury and commercial debt recovery.  He has previously held senior positions in York at Harland & Co Solicitors and joined Coles Solicitors as a Consultant in February 2015 after previously running his own legal practice in York known as MMB Law.

Away from the office Mingus enjoys his voluntary work with SSAFA (Soldier, Sailer, Airman and Families Association) of which he is the East Yorkshire Branch Chairman and North East Regional Representative. He also enjoys physically demanding walks with weight over long distance.  He has spent time in Kenya, Thailand, Singapore, Gambia, Belize, Turkey, Cyprus, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Spain, France, Dominican Republic, Aruba, Bahamas, The Falkland islands, Ascension islands, Curacao, Mexico and the USA.  His precious time is with his family and friends enjoying a few drinks and a curry on a Friday night!

Good to know: Mingus likes gin!