If you need advice or representation in court about a criminal offence, you can now go directly to a specialist criminal barrister. Thanks to a change in the regulations, it is now possible to instruct an experienced criminal barrister directly, without the need to go through a solicitor. This is called Public Access.
This means you can instruct a criminal barrister of your choosing, who will guide your case from the outset, and with whom you will be in direct communication. Here are four key benefits to instructing a barrister directly – please click on the box for further information: