How to instruct me
To enquire about instructing me for a piece of work, please contact me or my clerks in chambers at 4 New Square.
These are the steps in the process:
- Contact one of our friendly clerks. They will ask you for some basic information about your case and will discuss my availability and suitability for your case. They can give you information about my charging rate;
- I offer a free consultation, for up to 30 minutes, by telephone or in person. This is not for me to give you advice. It is to discuss information about your case, whether it is in your bests interests to instruct a direct access barrister, what help you require and timescales. The clerks can put you through to me or set up a time for this consultation;
- if you are content to proceed, we then send you an agreement (known as a client care letter) to sign to make clear matters including what work I will be carrying out, when I will do it, and what my charge for it will be;
- once the agreement has been signed, I can then carry out the work required. If additional work is required, that will be the subject of a further agreement, again making clear the scope, timing and cost of the work.