How We Work

Octagon Legal has a team of Public Access barristers who are qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public. Here we answer some of the questions that are commonly asked by our clients. If you have any questions that aren’t listed below, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

What is the difference between a barrister and a solicitor?

Do I need a solicitor?

What can a barrister help me with?

What can't a barrister do for me?

When should I get in touch with a barrister?

How do I choose a barrister?

How much will it cost to instruct a barrister?

What is Direct Access / Public Access?