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- Legal Enquiries
- - Barristers, door tenants, associates - what do these mean?
- - Do you do public access work?
- - I need a barrister, what should I do?
- - How much does legal advice cost?
- - Will I pay an hourly rate?
- - I've had an accident and want to claim - how much will it cost?
- - What other fee arrangements do you have?
- - What terms of business do you use?
- - Are barristers insured?
- - Are barristers regulated?
- - I don't want to go to Court, I just want to get it sorted
- - I cannot afford a barrister, what are my options?
- - Who should I contact if I have any queries about my case?
- Fee Enquiries
- - How do I pay my fees?
- - How long do I have to pay my fees?
- - I have a fee query, who should I contact?
- - Is VAT added to my bill?
- General Enquiries
- - Are your offices fully accessible?
- - Can you summarise your pupillage arrangements?
- - Do you have any job vacancies?
- - Do you offer mini-pupillage?
- - Do you provide work experience?
- - How can I give you feedback on your service?
- - What are your opening hours?
- - What if I am not happy with the service I received?
- - Why should I use Outer Temple Chambers?
Do you do public access work?
Yes, we do. In straightforward cases you can ask one of our barristers to advise you and represent you without having to go through a solicitor first. This could save you money.
There are some things that a barrister cannot do on your behalf and which you will have to do if you do not have a solicitor. This includes filing documents with the court and paying court fees.
The Bar Standards Board has produced guidance for lay clients on the public access scheme which you can access here.