Members of the public, individuals and businesses, can instruct a barrister directly without the need for a solicitor in appropriate cases. However, many barristers that are qualified to offer this service require you to carry out the tasks that the solicitor would normally do.
I am qualified to conduct litigation as well as deliver advocacy services and therefore I can offer a wide variety of options according to your needs and financial circumstances.
By instructing me directly you will have access to an experienced and well regarded barrister, when you require it. My personal number and contact details will be supplied to you and where I am not available I will contact you as soon as possible afterwards. Communication with your barrister is vital to you. You will be dealing with the lawyer who will be dealing with your case rather than being passed around an office: that means advising, preparing and representing you in court where possible.
By dealing directly with me you will inevitably reduce costs. I will, when possible, quote on a fixed costs basis so that you know what is ahead of you from the beginning. Furthermore, you will be dealing directly with the litigation lawyer and advocate who will present your case, argue or negotiate on your behalf.
In addition, I have a wealth of experience as a barrister and can draw on past experience as an investigator to give you an edge in any regulatory, licensing or criminal proceedings. Although you will be instructing me as an individual independent barrister, I am part of a prestigious barrister’s chambers based in London. The further added benefit to you is that whilst you receive a personal high quality service by using me directly, you also have the resources of a professional and highly ranked chambers at your disposal.
Why use a Barrister directly?
- High quality representation and advocacy.
- Dealing directly with the barrister who will have conduct of your case.
- A personal professional service not confined to daytime hours.
- Competitive fixed fees.
- Costs reduced due to low overheads
- Larger resources if required.
Stuart Jessop has successfully represented Stadium Centre Management Ltd (SCM Ltd) in its appeal under section 174 Town and Country Planning Act 1990 against two enforcement notices served in respect of the Stadium Business centre (SBC). SBC is a commercial estate...
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I met Stuart when I was on the opposing side in a recent licensing appeal. Since that time Woods Whur have instructed him in matters, in the most recent of which he won and had costs awarded in our client's favour. I would have no hesitation in recommending him.
Mr. P Whur, London
Mr Jessop is excellent at identifying the issue, asking relevant questions and setting out the way forward. He is friendly & approachable at all times and puts clients at ease. He elicits and analyses the evidence and advises clients clearly on the prospects of success. We recommend Mr Jessop to clients without hesitation.
Mr. G Hopkins, London
It’s not often you meet someone as tenacious as Mr Jessop. He is committed, efficient and persuasive and possess all of the qualities you could wish for from your lawyer. He is positive where others are negative, he shows dogged determination to deliver the right result for his client. I have no hesitation in recommending him - top class.
Mr. D Rogers, London
Stuart Jessop, counsel, has covered a number of difficult Licensing applications through Sanders Solicitors, including Hearings before Licensing Committees and Appeal Hearings in the Magistrates' Court. Clients have always been complementary of Mr. Jessop's advocacy and advice. He easily grasps the issues at hand and is readily forthcoming with advice on LW, Practice and Procedure.
Mr. C Turner, London