Your constructive comments are welcome and it is very helpful to hear from the many of you who have found the website instructive and useful. It is always nice to hear from anyone whose experience of the criminal courts has been improved by the information provided.

I do not give legal advice or provide legal services through this website and cannot assist with specific queries about your or another's case, or give recommendations about who you should instruct. It is important to obtain independent legal advice in criminal cases and you can find helpful information though the following links:

Bar Council - How to Instruct a Barrister

Bar Council Direct Access Portal

Bar Standards Board - Using a Barrister

Law Society - Criminal Law

Direct Access FAQs | Surviving the Criminal Courts