Should you represent yourself in court?

    Many people ask this question, either because they know they are not eligible for legal aid or perhaps think they are not eligible, even though they have not checked this with a solicitor. A recent study by Dr Charlotte Walker of York St John University revealed the following: “In this study, in Court … Continued

Happy 20th Birthday to BSB Solicitors

The outlook wasn’t looking great for criminal legal aid in early  2002 when four solicitors with an average age of approximately 34 decided to open their own criminal defence firm, six years had passed since the last increase in legal aid rates, but little did any of us now that in the week of our … Continued