Understanding inquests - shensmith barristers

Understanding Inquests, with Stephen Harvey QC – ShenSmith Barristers

  What is an inquest? Inquests and public enquiries are unlike ordinary court hearings, because, as their name implies, they are inquisitorial proceedings, whose primary purpose is to investigate a situation and to arrive at a conclusion. Whether that conclusion …

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Stuart W Stevens - Direct Access Barrister at ShenSmith Barristers

Free Initial Consultation – Stuart W Stevens

Well, of course, one of the other benefits is that if you do come to someone and you don’t know whether you have got a case, most people, most barristers I shall say who do Public Access work and are …

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Stuart W Stevens - Direct Access Barrister at ShenSmith Barristers

Direct access to barristers: “No Surprises”

  Will the barrister tell me what the fees are in advance? When I am instructed on your case, I like to keep everything as simple as possible. The worst thing in the world is when a client turns to …

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Taking the First Step – Instruct a Barrister Directly.

When Should I Get In Touch With a Barrister? The sooner you come the better, because the sooner you come to someone, the better they would be able to take instructions from you, the more time they would be able …

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The Benefits of Direct Access to a barrister, with Stephen Harvey QC

We interviewed Stephen Harvey QC about the benefits of coming to a barrister directly: How are solicitors and barristers different? Solicitors and barristers have traditionally performed very different functions. Whilst the solicitor has been responsible for briefing the barrister, the …

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