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Are there any lovely solicitors on here, who are in the know on family law please

(27 Posts)
McPheelingTheSpring Fri 26-Apr-13 22:34:25

I'd be ever so grateful smile

And if you are reading this, darling ex, up yours grin

essexlady Thu 02-May-13 19:56:04

The court said it would last about 30 minutes, but don't i have to meet with the barrister before, so I can tell her what's going on?

NumTumDeDum Sat 04-May-13 12:05:36

Barristers fees tend to include the hearing and waiting time, whereas solicitors tend to charge by the hour. If you do use someone through the direct access scheme you should expect the 'brief fee' to cover the barrister's prep time, taking your instructions and the hearing. Confirm this with their clerk.

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