Children and Family
Undoubtedly one of the most sensitive and difficult areas of law are children and family proceedings. Our public access barristers provide advice and representation in matters regarding the care and contact arrangements between parents. Nationwide Barristers also offer expertise in obtaining injunctions in instances of, for example, domestic violence.
Thousands of people every year are faced with notices of intended prosecution for a range of offences from speeding to being charged with driving with excess alcohol. It can be extremely stressful when a your livelihood is put at risk by the possibility of a driving ban or insurance premiums increasing. Our service can provide you with effective and value-for-money representation at Court by a public access barrister.
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Nationwide Barristers offer expert advice and representation across a wide range of practice areas and at a fraction of the cost when compared to instructing a solicitor.
Company Director Offences
Nationwide Barristers have specialist expertise in defending company directors accused of a range of offences. Many directors find themselves facing action from Companies House for failing to file company accounts. You may face prosecution for a range of regulatory offences. Contact our public access barristers for a free initial consultation.
We offer expertise in legal proceedings concerning the financial implications upon divorce. A public access barrister can provide expert advice in respect of the division of assets such as the matrimonial home, maintenance orders and clean breaks. We understand the importance of an early financial settlement between former partners and can provide clear, fixed fee advice and representation to suit you.
Our public access barristers can deal with employment tribunal proceedings. We also have experience in drafting HR policies and employment contracts. We provide training on many aspects of employment law and recent changes.
The Social Security and Child Support (SSCS) Tribunal hears appeals on decisions made by the Department for Work and Pensions including the Child Support Agency, Disability Carers Service and local authorities. We understand that challenging these decisions can be both perplexing and daunting. Nationwide Barristers can put you in touch with a direct access barrister specialising in welfare law.
Landlord and Tenant
Our landlord and tenant public access barristers are experienced in representing landlords and tenants in all domestic and commercial proceedings. Our specialists also have experience in advising and drafting a number of domestic and commercial landlord and tenant agreements.
Criminal Injuries Compensation
Many people do not realise that the victims of criminal offences can be entitled to compensation through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority. The Government operated scheme can provide substantial awards to blameless victims. We can assist you with making a claim and appealing any decision with expert representation by a public access barrister.
Small Claims Court
If you are considering legal action that is worth less than £10000 it is likely that your case may be heard by the Small Claim Court. For example, if you are dissatisfied with the repairs that have been carried out by builders, or you have received faulty goods and have not received a refund, your case may be heard by this court. A public access barrister can assist whether you are a member of the public or a company.
Although inquests are different to other proceedings in that they are investigatory, without any formal allegations or pleadings, they can be very complicated. You may need representation if you wish to explore issues surrounding a person’s death or are an interested person or witness who is concerned about any potential allegation. Nationwide Barristers can put you in touch with a public access barrister with specialist experience.
Anybody who has had any immigration issue will know how complicated this area of the law is. From your first enquiry, we will put you in touch with a public access barrister who can personally assist you with every aspect of your case giving you the best chance of success. Our panel of public access barristers usually offer fixed price packages for this service allowing you to obtain the best advice at affordable rates.
Commercial and Company Law
We can help you with commercial matters involving contractual, insolvency and director disputes. Our specialist public access barristers also have experience in drafting a number of commercial. We provide training on many aspects of contract law and recent changes.