Changes in the law mean that anyone can come direct to us for a consultation. Whether you are an individual or an organisation, our direct access barristers will offer specialist help you need. For full details of what Direct Access Barristers can and cannot offer, please visit the Bar Standards Board website for guidance.
Public access rules were introduced in July 2004, which has changed the way members of the public can access the services of barristers. This new legislation makes it possible for anyone to instruct a direct access barristers without engaging a solicitor or other recognised forms of access.
Simply, you can contact us direct to discuss your requirements. Whatever your individual circumstances, we will offer only the highest quality of advice and advocacy. We work with a trusted network of leading solicitors and professional partners to provide full litigation services. Therefore, if we feel that you would benefit from the advice of another legal expert, we will happily point you in the right direction.
When you instruct our direct access barristers, there are no solicitors’ fees to pay and no additional costs. In fact, we can actually save you money. We operate at very competitive rates, and we will tailor a fee structure to suit your individual requirements. We can do initial case assessments i.e. give you an indication of the strength or weakness of your case or likely level of award before you embark on costly litigation.
Under public access rules, we can offer you advice and advocacy in the following areas:
For payment arrangements, please contact the fees clerks.
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