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Barristers at FDR

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30 Nov 07 #8154 by maggie
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FDR day was the first time I'd met the barrister my solicitor chose to represent me at FDR.
Is this usual - or do most people meet and talk to their barrister/prepare for FDR in advance?

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30 Nov 07 #8157 by gone1
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I never got that far. From what I have seen Barristers are normaly at FH. FDR is just a talking shop. Unless he was in court for something else and yr sol just introduced him / her. You will need a Barrister for FH.

Some firms dont litigate themselves. A Barrister is like a gun for hire. Bit like a gunslinger lol. Chris.

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30 Nov 07 #8163 by TMax
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Mine wasset for an hour before the meeting, unfortunate mine got cancelled, now dont get to meet him till 3 days before in jan 08

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30 Nov 07 #8164 by Angel557
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I had a barrister for both my first hearing and my FDR , both were different barrister's within the same firm, i meet both of them for an hour before we went before the judge, my sol is 350 miles away from me as it's too late really in the proceedings to now change.The barrister did have all relavant paperwork with him.

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30 Nov 07 #8170 by loobyloo
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My x2b has had barrister since interim maintainance thus at 1st appt(s) and no doubt be at fdr next week
What i might add is I havent, but my solicitor presented a well typed questionaire from his form E (26 questions) his "BARRISTER" handed 6 hand writtn scribbles on piece of A4!!!! And for the record he hasnt answered his yet ... so see what my fdr on wed brings.....happy days

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