A number of Members of Chambers are able to accept instructions directly from the public, without the need for first instructing a professional advisor such as a solicitor or accountant.
However, there are some restrictions on what we are able to do. The clerks room can give you guidance on whether or not we can help in your particular circumstances.
Instructions delivered under Public Access are accepted, unless otherwise agreed, on the basis of our default contractual terms.
See also the Bar Standards Board’s publication The Public Access Scheme – Guidance for Lay Clients.
The barristers currently able to accept Public Access instructions are: