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Using a direct access barrister

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29 Jun 16 #480617 by Bubblegum11
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Hi,
I just wanted to know if anyone has gone down this route and what their experience has been of using a direct access barrister. I've read up on it so am aware of the pro's and con's, but would like to hear what it was like from people who have actually hired one. I have already decided that this is the best option for me but just want to put my mind at ease.
Any guidance on likely cost from FDA through to final hearing would also be helpful. ( I've been quoted £10k - does that sound about right?)

Also, if you can reccommend a DA barrister please PM me.

Thank you!

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09 Jul 16 #481104 by me449
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Guys

I too am interested with reference to Bubblegum11's query. Any wise wiki's with advice appreciated...

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