Public Access Barrister in Bristol

This website has been designed by Richard Shepherd, an experienced Public Access Barrister in Bristol, specialising in Employment, Inquests and Regulatory Crime, to give you access to the expertise of a Barrister, providing you with legal advice and assistance in Bristol, the Southwest and across England and Wales. Richard can offer a variety of legal services including advice & representation, case review & assessment and conducting of internal procedures & inquiries.

Whether you’re an employer or employee, a family or an individual, a business or a public body, the Public Access scheme gives you access to the specialist skills of a Barrister without incurring unnecessary costs of going through a solicitor, business consultancy or insurer. Public Access puts you in control.

In 2004 the legal rules changed, finally allowing you the opportunity of contacting and instructing a Barrister directly, this is called Public Access, sometimes referred to as Direct Access. Not all matters are suitable for Public Access and sometimes clients are not comfortable with undertaking the administration of a case. In these circumstances Richard will happily recommend a number of trusted solicitors who will be able to assist you.

However, with Richard’s help and guidance, if you are comfortable undertaking correspondence, communicating by email and completing official documents, Public Access allows you to do as little or as much of the work as you wish. You choose what you want your Barrister to do, you control the costs. This way, you can be reassured that you are getting the very best advice & representation at very competitive rates. Why not Get in Contact and see for yourself the positive, direct impact Richard Shepherd, through the Public Access scheme, can have on your legal issue.