Direct Access Barristers
You can work directly with a barrister who has the authorisation to accept instructions from members of the public. You can also work with a direct access barrister if you have a solicitor, provided you have discussed it with them, first.
Barristers are regulated by the Bar Standards Board.
The Solicitor-Barrister Route
If you need someone to have conduct of your case and be responsible for corresponding with the court and other parties, you will either need to instruct a solicitor or a barrister who can conduct litigation. Instructing a solicitor who, in turn, instructs a barrister, is the traditional route.
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